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Old 10-20-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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Flourless cake?

I need a little help.... I am on the hook to bake a flour-free b-day cake this weekend. I have seen several recipes for a chocolate cake aka 'death by chocolate' etc. Has anyone actually tried one of these or have recipe you know works and taste great?

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Old 10-20-2010, 11:00 PM   #2
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Hold on, Janet, I have it, just need to remember if it is in my computer or my cake binder. Will post asap.

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Old 10-20-2010, 11:54 PM   #3
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These are both excellent. The second one doesn't have much height, so you might want to double it, and bake it in a 9" pan instead of an 8."

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze - Fine Cooking Recipes, Techniques and Tips

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Old 10-20-2010, 11:55 PM   #4
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Chipotle Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe
10 oz. of semisweet chocolate, roughly chopped
7 tablespoons of unsalted butter, cut into pieces
5 large eggs, room temperature
1 cup of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon of chipotle chili powder
Dash of cayenne pepper
Pinch of salt
Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line the bottom of a 9 ˝ inch springform pan with a circle of parchment paper. Grease the sides and the parchment with butter or non-stick cooking spray (I love Pam for Baking cooking spray, myself).
2 Melt the chocolate and butter together over a double boiler or in the microwave, stirring occasionally until smooth.
3 Whisk together the eggs and the sugar in a large bowl, and then slowly, a bit at a time, whisk in the melted chocolate. Add the salt and spices and taste, adjusting the spices if needed.
4 Pour into the springform pan and bake for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let it cool completely on a wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar and serve.

Just leave out the cinnamon and chipotle! This is sooo good!!!
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:20 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone for the recipes! They all look great! I'll let you know how this works out :)
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Old 10-21-2010, 10:39 AM   #6
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Of topic, but we have this cafe in town that makes flourless chocolate raspberry cake, it is to die for. Oh my gosh, I hate the rest of their menu, literally hate, but this cake is out of this world
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