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Flour-free Chocolate Cake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6
Although quite dense in texture, it tastes incredibly light.


  • 100g dark chocolate
  • 100g butter
  • 1 tbl strong coffee
  • 3 eggs
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 35g cocoa powder


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 160c. Line 20cm cake tin with grease proof paper. 3 bowls.
  • STEP 2
    Melt chocolate in microwave using 20 second bursts. When almost melted, add butter for last burst. Add coffee to melted chocolate. Put in fridge to cool.
  • STEP 3
    Separate eggs between two large bowls.
  • STEP 4
    Whisk egg whites until firm peaks form.
  • STEP 5
    Mix together egg yolks and sugar. Add pinch of salt. Add cocoa powder. Add melted chocolate.
  • STEP 6
    Gradually fold in egg whites to mixture.
  • STEP 7
    Pour picture into lined cake tin. Bake for approx 1 hour.
  • STEP 8
    Serve with a dusting of cocoa powder and clotted cream.

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