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Passover Chocolate Nut Cake
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Passover Chocolate Nut Cake

55 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
40 Min(s) Cook
This dense and delectable flourless chocolate cake is perfect for Passover—or any time chocolatey deliciousness is called for!
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 Tbsp. matzo meal or matzo cake meal, for dusting
1 pkg. (8 oz.) semi-sweet baking chocolate, divided
6 egg s, separated
3/4 cup sugar, divided
3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) margarine, softened
1 tsp. grated orange zest
1 cup walnut pieces, finely ground
1/4 cup apricot jam
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Let's Make It
1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and dust side of 9-inch springform pan with matzo meal. Melt 7 oz. of the chocolate as directed on pkg.; set aside. Beat egg yolks and 1/2 cup of the sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until thick and lemon colored. Add margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add melted chocolate, orange zest and walnuts; mix well.
2
Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into chocolate mixture. Pour into prepared pan.
3
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 min. Run small knife or spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; remove rim of pan. Gently loosen cake from bottom of pan with spatula; place cake on wire rack. Cool completely. Microwave jam in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 10 sec. Spread over top of cake. Melt remaining 1 oz. chocolate as directed on pkg.; drizzle over cake. Let stand until chocolate is firm.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Savor a serving of this indulgent special-occasion dessert that is perfect for family gatherings. One cake makes 12 servings.
Tip 2
Passover Celebrations
To prepare this recipe for Passover, select food products that are kosher for Passover as needed. Consult with your rabbi if you have any questions.
Tip 3
Substitute
Vegetable oil spread can be used instead of margarine. For best results, use one that contains at least 70% vegetable oil.
Nutrition
Calories
360
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g
33%
Saturated Fat 7g
35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 105mg
35%
Sodium 170mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates 31g
11%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 25g
50%
Protein 5g
10%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
12 servings
* 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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