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Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cake

Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cake

Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cake that has a decadent bittersweet chocolate flavor, with just 4 ingredients. a wonderful chocolate cake replacement or for your Passover meal.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 183 kcal
Author Sabrina

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 5 oz bittersweet chocolate
  • 9 large eggs separated
  • 1 cup sugar divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food processor add the walnut and process until it is as finely ground as almond meal or breadcrumbs.
  3. Melt the bittersweet chocolate in a medium bowl in 30 second increments in the microwave.
  4. In a stand mixer add the egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar on high speed until the color has noticeably lightened (2-3 minutes).
  5. Reduce the speed to medium and add in the slightly cooled chocolate to the stand mixer slowly.
  6. Add in half the walnuts and let it mix in completely.
  7. Remove the mixture to a large mixing bowl and clean the stand mixer bowl.
  8. Add the egg whites to the bowl and beat until the egg whites until they form soft peaks (the tip of the peak falls over).
  9. Add in the remaining sugar and beat until the egg whites for hard peaks (the tip of the peak does not fall over).
  10. Add 1/4 of the egg whites carefully to the chocolate mixture by folding it in with a spatula.
  11. Add the remaining nuts and the chocolate mixture to the egg white mixture by folding it in with a spatula.
  12. Add to a non-greased angel food cake pan and bake for 70-80 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  13. Let the cake cool completely before removing from the pan gently with a knife run around the edges.
Nutrition Facts
Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 /16th recipe)
Calories 183 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 47mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 18.8g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Sugars 17.4g
Protein 6.1g 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.