Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Chocolate Almond Cake




Source (with slight changes in blue) : Daily Delicious

Ingredients:

65g butter, softened
40g icing sugar
3 eggs, separated
65g dark chocolate
125g almond meal
1 1/2 tsp Cointreau Liqueur


  • Preheat oven to 160°C.  Grease and line a 15cm round pan with baking paper.
  • Put the chocolate in a food processor and process until finely chopped.
  • In a clean and dry bowl, beat egg whites until firm peaks formed.  Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat butter with icing sugar until light and fluffy.  Add in liqueur and beat until combined.  
  • Beat in egg yolks one at a time. 
  • Add in almond meal and beat to combine.  Then fold in chopped chocolate.  
  • Finally, fold meringue into the batter in 3 additions.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for about 40 minutes or until cake is done.
  • Cool the cake in the pan.  


Chocolate Glaze
60g dark chocolate
20g butter


  • Melt chocolate and butter in the microwave and pour glaze over the cake.  
  • Let the glaze set lightly before serving.


13 comments:

  1. Veronica, this flourless chocolate cake looks lovely and yummy! I have got to bake it!

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    1. PH this flourless choc cake is really moist and I think quite healthy too.

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  2. Now its working fine :D
    Love this cake..it looks terribly irresistible and moist...and with the chocolate glaze...yum yum yummy...I would loved mine with a thick choc glaze, so would my gals :)
    Thanks for sharing this recipe.. Bookmarked;)

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    1. Thanks Charmaine. This flourless choc cake is really moist, I love it too.

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  3. Your cake looks luxurious and so pampering ^^

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  4. Just a few ingredients and it turn out to be such a delicious cake! Love almond meal and chocolate together.

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  5. looks delicious...a big slice please

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  6. Chocolate and almond, both my fav and thus I am sure I will like this cake as well!

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  7. I love flourless cakes..and the pairing of chocolate and almond is flawless.

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  8. I love almond meal, chocolate. With additional of Cointreau I love love love :D
    Wish I have a piece from you :p
    Thanks for sharing Veronica.
    mui

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  9. This cake must be very light and fluffy without the flour. Looks so good that I must try it.

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  10. Can't help drooling over your picture. Love the choc bits in the cake.

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  11. This looks awesome, i love almonds, so anything with them in gets my attention, thanks for sharing this...

    Simon

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