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8Ingredients
1210Calories
80Minutes

Made with almond flour, this recipe for Chocolate Caprese Cake is gluten free. Lightly flavored with vanilla bean, this cake has a rich dense chocolatey flavor. Luxurious and decadent, this cake is a dessert fit for royalty. You will need to separate the whites from the yolks as the whites are whipped until stiff to add a lightness to the texture of the cake. After cooling, sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar for an elegant finish.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams granulated sugar
  • 200 grams dark chocolate
  • 200 grams almond flour
  • 200 grams butter
  • 5 eggs (separated)
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C.
  2. Combine the almond flour with the granulated sugar.
  3. Melt the dark chocolate over a double boiler with the butter.
  4. Beat the egg yolks with a mixer and add the melted chocolate and butter mixture.
  5. Add the seeds from the vanilla bean, the salt and the flour and sugar mixture.
  6. Beat the egg whites to stiff peaks and fold them carefully into the batter.
  7. Line a round cake pan with wax paper and add the batter.
  8. Bake the cake at 200C for the first 10 minutes, then lower the oven temperature to 170C and continue baking for an additional 40 minutes.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven, let it cool completely and sprinkle it with a generous amount of powdered sugar.
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NutritionView more

1210Calories
Sodium28%DV680mg
Fat135%DV88g
Protein43%DV22g
Carbs31%DV94g
Fiber36%DV9g

PER SERVING *

Calories1210Calories from Fat790
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat88g135%
Saturated Fat39g195%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol375mg125%
Sodium680mg28%
Potassium380mg11%
Protein22g43%
Calories from Fat790
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate94g31%
Dietary Fiber9g36%
Sugars78g156%
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.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Julia B. 30 May 2015
This chocolate caprese cake recipe is something only kings and queens could eat! It was such a delicious cake that I have already began planning when I will make this 5 star winner again. It was super chocolatey and it had the perfect density to it.