Flourless Chocolate Torte

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Flourless Chocolate Torte

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Recipe Data

12
Servings
30min
Prep
2hr
Total

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Description

Rich and decadent like a delicate fudge, a small slice of this flourless chocolate cake is all you need to get your fix.

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Ingredients
Serves 12
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1 c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus additional for greasing
¼ c.Hy-Vee unsweetened cocoa powder, plus additional for the pan
1 ¼ c.Hy-Vee heavy whipping cream, divided
8 oz.bittersweet chocolate, chopped
5Hy-Vee large eggs
1 c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
½ c.crème fraiche, or Hy-Vee sour cream
¼ c.Hy-Vee powdered sugar, plus additional for dusting

Things To Grab

  • 9-inch springform pan
  • Medium saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Medium bowl
  • Butter knife
  • Electric mixer

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9-inch springform pan and dust with cocoa powder.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat 1 cup of butter with 1/4 cup of the heavy cream over medium-low heat until butter is melted. Add bittersweet chocolate and stir until melted and smooth; remove from heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, granulated sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa powder; whisk in bittersweet chocolate mixture.
  4. Transfer the batter to prepared pan and bake until puffed and set, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool in pan for 1 hour. Run a knife around the edge of the cake before unmolding.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat remaining 1 cup of heavy cream with crème fraiche and confectioners’ sugar until soft peaks form. Dust cake with confectioners’ sugar and serve with whipped cream.

Nutrition facts

Servings

450 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 37g
  • Cholesterol: 170mg
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Protein: 5g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 20%
0%
Vitamin C 0%
0%
Iron 6%
0%
Calcium 4%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Health 2011.