Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Chef will demonstrate how to make Flourless Chocolate Cake step-by-step. Below is a list of topics that Chef Susie Wolak covers in detail:

  • Melting the chocolate
  • Mixing the chocolate together with the egg yolks and sugar
  • Whipping the egg whites
  • Folding the egg whites into the chocolate mixture
  • Preparing the ganache
  • Coating the cake
  • Plating the cake

Serves 8

Key Ingredient: Chocolate, eggs, sugar
Key Skills: Cake production
Equipment Needs: Bowls, whisk, 8’’round cake pan
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Difficulty: **½
Garnishes: Coulis, fresh berries, mint

Cake Mixture:
6 Eggs
4 oz Sugar
2 oz Cocoa Powder
7 oz Chocolate
Sour Cream Ganache:
5 oz Chocolate
5 oz Sour Cream

Preparation Steps:
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and line the cake pan
2. Melt the chocolate for the cake mixture
3. Separate the eggs and whip the whites to a soft peak with ½ the sugar. Cream the egg yolks with the rest of the sugar
4. Sift the cocoa on top of the yolk mixture and stir in the melted chocolate carefully
5. Once the chocolate is fully incorporated carefully fold in the egg whites. Place the mixture into the lined cake pan
Cooking Steps:
1. Bake in the oven at 350°F for ~35 minutes until firm to the touch in the center
2. Cool on a cake rack. It may slightly sag in the center
3. For the ganache: melt the chocolate over a bain-marie. Whisk in the sour cream
4. Coat the cake with the ganache
1. Cut into slices and place onto chilled plates. Garnish as desired

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