Flourless Chocolate-Nut Cake

4.2
(12) 11 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
55
min.
Servings

12 servings

No flour power called for in this moist and rich chocolate cake. You will, however, need a bit of orange zest and some finely chopped walnuts.

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Beat egg whites in small bowl with mixer on high speed until foamy. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup sugar until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • Beat egg yolks and remaining sugar in medium bowl with mixer on high speed until thick and lemon colored. Add butter; mix well. Blend in chocolate and zest. Stir in nuts. Gently stir in egg whites. Spread onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 min. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; remove rim. Cool cake completely on wire rack.

Size Wise

Rich and chocolatey, this irresistible cake is sure to add the perfect touch to any special occasion.

How to Finely Chop Nuts

Place nuts in a food processor container; cover. Process until nuts are finely chopped, using a pulsing action.

Cooking Know-How

In order for the egg whites to beat up properly, you must use clean beaters and a clean bowl.

Servings

  • 12 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 350
% Daily Value
Total fat 26g
Saturated fat 11g
Cholesterol 135mg
Sodium 120mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 21g
Protein 6g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • rosie861 | Wed, Apr 7 2010 8:09 AM

    I've never had or made a flourless cake before. It was wonderful...everyone raved about it at Easter brunch. The orange zest was a little much...I'll use less next time.

  • Annkrauser | Fri, Apr 2 2010 11:37 PM

    Since this is a recipe suggested for Passover, anyone who keeps strictly kosher for Passover would not FLOUR the PAN!!

  • ira_barnabas | Wed, Mar 24 2010 2:57 PM

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