George Clooney Cake (Chocolate)

Recipe by Mirj2338
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READY IN: 6hrs 20mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 425 F degrees Grease bottom of 8-inch springform pan.
  • In medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter.
  • Add cocoa and 1 cup sugar, stirring until well blended.
  • Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  • Stir in flour and vanilla.
  • Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • In small mixer bowl, beat egg whites with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar until soft peaks form; gradually fold into chocolate mixture.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until edges are firm (center will be soft).
  • Cool completely on wire rack (cake will sink slightly in center as it cools).
  • Remove side of pan.
  • Refrigerate cake at least 6 hours.
  • In small mixer bowl, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form; spread over top of cake.
  • Cut cake while cold, but let stand at room temperature 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired.
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