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Ingredients:

  • 7 ounces - really good (45-50% cocoa) semisweet chocolate
  • 3/4 cups - butter
  • 1 cups - sugar, divided
  • 4 - eggs, separated
  • - powdered sugar, fresh berries, optional, for topping
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 300° F.

    In a double boiler (or in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave) melt chocolate and butter.

    Stir together half of the sugar and all the egg yolks; add to melted chocolate.

    Using electric mixer, beat the egg whites; slowly add remaining half of sugar and continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold this mixture into the chocolate.

    Pour into a greased 9-inch cake pan. Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with just a few crumbs on it.

    Cool for 30 minutes (preferably on a cooling rack) before removing from pan. Dust with powdered sugar and top with berries, if desired.

    Brief Description

    With 4 simple ingredients, this fudgy cake is easy and delicious!

    Main Ingredient:

    cocoa

    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 55 min
    Cook Time: 45 min

    Notes

    To make individual servings, use 9 ramekins and bake for 30 minutes.

    Source

    DashRecipes - Sunday Dessert article February 2011

    Posted By:

    mcarr

    Posted On:

    June 28, 2019

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