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Chocolate Ground Almonds Cake Recipe

Chocolate Ground Almonds Cake Ingredients:

Chocolate Ground Almonds Cake Recipe
Chocolate Ground Almonds Cake Recipe
  • 12 oz (340 g) semisweet chocolate (45-50 % cocoa)
  • 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) butter
  • 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) milk
  • 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) finely ground almonds
  • 4/5 cup (180 g) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 eggs, separated

How to make Chocolate Ground Almonds Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350 deg F (Gas mark 4 or 180 deg C).
  • Line a 9 in (23 cm) cake tin with grease proof or other non-stick paper and grease the tin.
  • Break the chocolate into small pieces and melt it with butter and milk over hot water.
  • Beat the egg yolks with half of the sugar.
  • Fold in the melted butter and chocolate mixture.
  • Fold inn ground almonds and baking powder.
  • Beat egg whites until frothy by using an electric mixer; gradually add the remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold in the beaten egg whites.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Please note that cakes of this type will collapse and look like a pie (see the picture).

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