Chocolate Cake

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10Ingredients
75Minutes
270Calories

Ingredients
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  • 4 medium eggs (separated)
  • 300 grams caster sugar
  • 175 grams butter (melted)
  • 150 grams plain flour
  • 40 grams cornflour
  • 50 grams cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 200 grams double cream
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 200 grams dark chocolate (broken into pieces)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 10 inch springform pan. Whisk together the egg yolks, 3 tbsp cold water and the sugar until creamy. Gently fold in the melted butter then the flour, cornstarch, cocoa powder and baking powder. Whip the egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff then carefully fold into the batter. Transfer to the prepared pan and bake for 30-40 mins then allow to cool for 15-20 mins in the pan before removing and cooling completely on a wire rack.
  2. To decorate, bring the cream to a boil, remove from the heat and stir in the brandy and chocolate until completely melted. Allow to cool for 5 mins before transferring the cake to a serving plate and covering with chocolate cream. Leave to set in a cool place for 2 hours before cutting into 20 pieces and serving.
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NutritionView more

270Calories
Sodium5% DV110mg
Fat23% DV15g
Protein6% DV3g
Carbs10% DV30g
Fiber8% DV2g
Calories270Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE
Total Fat15g23%
Saturated Fat9g45%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol75mg25%
Sodium110mg5%
Potassium135mg4%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE
Total Carbohydrate30g10%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars19g38%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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