Flourless chocolate cake

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Flourless chocolate cake
Lovely rich flavoured chocolate cake that is completely gluten-free.

200g butter, softened

200g dark chocolate

200g caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

200g ground almonds

Grease and line a 9 inch springform cake tin.

Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas mark 3.

Melt butter and dark chocolate in a bowl suspended over a saucepan of hot water, stir to break up lumps.

Separate 4 of the eggs.

Mix 1 remaining whole egg and 4 egg yolks with sugar, whisk together.

Add vanilla extract and ground almonds.

In a spotlessly clean bowl whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form.

Fold the egg whites into the chocolate mix.

Transfer to prepared cake tin.

Bake for around 45 mins.


Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
50 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Chocolate, Eggs, Nuts

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Cake Stall, Vegetarian, Classics


Special Info
Gluten free, Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty

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