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Best flourless chocolate cake recipe

clean eating dark chocolate cake

A delicious treat for chocoholics

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Instructions

  1. Place prunes in a heat-proof small bowl. Pour 1 cup boiling water over them and allow to soak and cool (about 30 minutes).
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. /175 °C.
  3. Use a 9-inch spring-form pan and coat it with some oil.
  4. Wrap springform pan in a double layer of baking paper to prevent leaks (see picture above).
  5. Set in a large roasting pan.
  6. Puree prunes and their soaking liquid in a kitchen machine or blender until smooth.
  7. Add eggs, maple syrup and puree until smooth.
  8. While motor is running drizzle melted chocolate through feed tube and puree until fully combined.
  9. Mix cocoa, salt and baking soda in a large bowl.
  10. Pour prune puree mixture into the cocoa mixture and stir with a spatula until completely combined.
  11. Spread mixture in the prepared pan.
  12. Create a hot water bath for it by pouring boiling water into the roasting pan, around the spring-form.
  13. Transfer the roasting pan to the oven and bake for 40 minutes (It will firm up as it cools).
  14. Take out from the water bath and carefully remove baking parchment from sides.
  15. Cool on a wire rack.
  16. When cooled down chill in refrigerator until firm and cold (about 2 hours).
  17. Remove pan sides.
  18. Decorate with sifted cocoa powder.
  19. Slice to serve.
  20. You can serve this treat at coffee time or as a light and delicious chocolate dessert.

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