Ibarra Chocolate Cake

Recipe by ellie_
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READY IN: 2hrs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    egg whites
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 1
    lb ibarra chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • 2
    ounces ibarra chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4
    tablespoons orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier, Cointreau, or Triple Sec)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 250-degrees F.
  • Grease and flour two 10-inch springform pans or two 9-inch cake pans.
  • Using an electric mixer, whip the egg whites in a small bowl until they form small peaks and then slowly add in the sugar, a little at a time, continue beating until egg whites are stiff and glossy (7-10 minutes) and then set aside.
  • In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, melt the chocolate and butter, stirring constantly and then transfer mixture to a large bowl.
  • Whisk juice into chocolate/butter mixture until combined.
  • Whisk in liqueur.
  • Whisk in vanilla.
  • Fold egg whites into mixture, one quarter at a time using a rubber spatula.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans before removing them.
  • Remove from pans, frost and stack to make layer cakes or garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
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