Flourless Chocolate Cake with Strawberries and Cream

Christmas and Hanukkah may be over, but we guarantee your craving for sweets isn't.

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Strawberries and Cream

Christmas and Hanukkah may be over, but we guarantee your craving for sweets isn’t.

-Courtesy of The Best of Relish Cookbook, relishmag.com

Flourless Chocolate Cake

The addition of ground almonds provides a unique taste and texture to this rich, dense, flourless cake.

Makes 12 Servings

Ingredients:

cooking spray

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

1/2 cup unsalted butter

1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, sugar, divided

1 cup ground almonds

8 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted

4 eggs, separated

1 cup whipping cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups whole strawberries

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray and cocoa; shake off excess cocoa.

2. Place butter in large bowl; beat until smooth. Add 1 cup sugar; beat until creamy. Add almonds, chocolate and egg yolks; beat thoroughly with a mixer at medium speed. Set aside.

3. Beat egg whites with a mixer at high speed until soft peaks form (do not over beat). Stir one-third of egg whites into chocolate mixture; gently fold in remaining egg whites.

4. Scrape batter into prepared pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool 30 minutes in pan on wire rack. Release sides of pan and slide onto a serving plate.

5. Combine cream, vanilla and 2 tablespoons sugar; beat until soft peaks form. Top cake with whipping cream and strawberries.

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