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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.
Yield 16 servings
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

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

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a food processor add the walnut and process until it is as finely ground as almond meal or breadcrumbs.
  • Melt the bittersweet chocolate in a medium bowl in 30 second increments in the microwave.
  • 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).
  • Reduce the speed to medium and add in the slightly cooled chocolate to the stand mixer slowly.
  • Add in half the walnuts and let it mix in completely.
  • Remove the mixture to a large mixing bowl and clean the stand mixer bowl.
  • 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).
  • Add in the remaining sugar and beat until the egg whites for hard peaks (the tip of the peak does not fall over).
  • Add 1/4 of the egg whites carefully to the chocolate mixture by folding it in with a spatula.
  • Add the remaining nuts and the chocolate mixture to the egg white mixture by folding it in with a spatula.
  • Add to a non-greased angel food cake pan and bake for 70-80 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool completely before removing from the pan gently with a knife run around the edges.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/16th recipe | Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.8g | Protein: 6.1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 47mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 17.4g