Flourless Chocolate Cake

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“The ultimate chocolate gratification! Served with chilled champagne, this is the perfect finish to your meal. My husband's very favorite dessert. Cook time includes cooling time”
1hr 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 3 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 8 ounces chopped baking chocolate
  • 12 cup of your choice slightly thinned raspberry jam or 12 cup strawberry jam
  • whipped cream (to garnish)
  • fresh berries (to garnish)


  1. Sift cocoa, sugar, baking powder,& salt together in large bowl and set aside.
  2. In smaller bowl, whip yolks with remaining 1/2 cup sugar until pale yellow& thick;set aside.
  3. In third bowl, whip egg whites to stiff peaks; set aside.
  4. Heat oven to 350¹.
  5. Gently fold yolks into dry mixture, adding water a tablespoon at a time if necessary.
  6. Then fold whites into chocolate mixture very gently.
  7. Spread batter into 2 (8") buttered cake pans.
  8. Bake about 45 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.
  9. Remove and cool.
  10. Remove cake from pans.
  11. Heat cream in a small saucepan until hot.
  12. Remove from heat and add chocolate, stirring until smooth and shiny.
  13. Be sure to keep ganache warm& fluid.
  14. Spread jam on top of one layer and place other cake on top.
  15. Pour ganache over cake evenly.
  16. Refrigerate until set (about 30 min).
  17. To serve; cut into wedges and garnish with whipped cream& fresh berries.
  18. For a slightly less decadent version; leave out the whipped cream but use plenty of berries.
  19. Ha-ha.

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