Valentines Day Recipe: Flour-less Chocolate Cake

With Valentines Day coming up next week, I wanted to share a recipe for the perfect chocolate cake to make for someone you love. This is probably the most delicious chocolate cake that I have ever tasted My sister and I attended our first cooking class last week, where we learned to make this yummy treat. Hope you enjoy it as well.

Chocolate Cake
1 cup melted butter (diced)
12 ounces bittersweet chocolate (chopped)
1 TBS espresso powder
1/4 cup cocoa powder
5 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts (could substitute hazelnuts)
(Directions: Place butter and chocolate in a bowl and melt over simmering water. After melted, mix in the espresso powder, cocoa powder, eggs, sugar and walnuts. Pour in a buttered springform pan. Bake for 50 minutes at 325 F.)

Ganache Topping:
6oz bittersweet chocolate (chopped)
3/4 cup heavy cream
2 TBS butter
(Directions: Place chocolate in a bowl. Combine cream and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Pour over the chocolate and stir until smooth.)

Berry Topping:
3 cups frozen berries (we used boysenberries)
2/3 cup sugar
(Directions: Combine in a saucepan and cook until boiling. Puree and strain.)

 

Serves 10

(Recipe from Caprial + John’s cooking class)

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