Chocolate Obsession Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Position oven rack in the center of oven; preheat oven to 375°.
  • Grease an 8-inch round springform pan and line the pan bottom with a parchment paper round; set aside.
  • In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, melt the chocolate and butter, stirring until smooth.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the eggs and salt for 6 minutes, or until the eggs triple in volume.
  • Fold in the chocolate mixture, stirring by hand until they are completely blended; stir in the orange zest.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan; bake for 20 minutes (the center will still be a little soft).
  • Set the pan on a wire rack to cool for at least 30 minutes.
  • Run a thin knife around the edge of the pan to loosen.
  • Release and remove the pan sides, and refrigerate if no serving immediately (the cake can be refrigerated for up to 2 days).
  • Return the cake to room temperature before serving.
  • *Optional--dust with powdered sugar and serve with a dollop of whipped cream sprinkled with freshly grated orange zest; garnish with a chocolate curl.
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