Monday, October 1, 2007

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Shown in picture with caramelized banana ice cream and a banana chip.
24 oz semisweet chocolate

12 oz unsalted butter

1 cup toasted almond flour *

10 egg yolks

10 egg whites

11oz sugar

pinch salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

Melt chocolate and butter. Add Almond flour. Whip yolks with half of sugar and vanilla until ribbon stage. Add to chocolate mixture. Whip whites with salt and remaining sugar to soft peaks. Fold into chocolate mixture. Pour into baking pans...i used a muffin pan. Bake at 350 F about 15 mins.

*Almond flour is finely ground almonds. Process sliced almonds in a food processor. Then spread on sheet pan and bake until golden brown.

Best served warm.

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