Julia's Favorite Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe!
Julia's Favorite Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe
It's the season of love! And there's no better way to show those you love how much you truly care for them by creating a homemade sweet treat. An elegantly simple flourless chocolate cake is nothing less than spectacular! And Julia has the perfect recipe and the ideal bowls for your mise en place and mixing.
2 sticks of cut, cut into pieces
8 ounces semisweet milk chocolate or milk chocolate chips (1 1/2 cups - Julia
always uses at least this amount and suggests Ghiradelli chocolate)
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup sifted unsweetened cocoa powder (Julia recommends Ghiradelli cocoa
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Butter 10" springform pan
Mix sugar and cocoa in a bowl. (Stir with a fork to ensure there are no lumps.)
Melt butter and chocolate chips until melted. (Whether you melt them in the
microwave or double boiler, be careful not to burn.)
Add eggs, whisk until blended.
Whisk in melted butter/chocolate chip mix
Pour batter into prepared pan
Bake about 30 minutes. Check with toothpick for doneness
Cool in pan completely before removing
Run knife around pan sides to loosen and release pan sides
Some fun ideas to decorate:
- Serve with warm caramel sauce and whipped cream
- Top with mixed berries, such as raspberries and black berries with whipped cream
- Cut out a paper heart, lay it on top and sprinkle with confectioner sugar to decorate
- Melt chocolate and then melt carmel. Alternate pouring the chocolate then pouring the carmel, giving a gorgeous marbling look