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Amazing Flourless Chocolate Cake!

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I made this yesterday, and it's pretty incredible. Warning: It is in no way healthy - it's a very rich and decadent dessert. I made it in cupcake form and put most of them in the freezer (I've read that flourless cakes stay good for up to three months in the freezer).

I have a feeling I'm going to be very popular at wine/dessert parties :)

Enjoy!

cake

1 cup semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 to 2 teaspoons espresso powder, optional

1 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional

3 large eggs

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, Dutch-process cocoa preferred

glaze

1 cup semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup heavy cream

1) Preheat the oven to 375

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Yup, that's good stuff! Sadly, none of mine ever makes it to the freezer because we are oinkers in this house. :lol:

Good idea to make it into cupcakes. How much did you shorten the cook time?

A suggestion. If you use the espresso powder, do not use the vanilla too. They serve the same purpose and using both will alter the taste quite a bit.

Sylvia and I both make this cake regularly ---and it is really rich, isn't it? and, yes, very fattening!! :)

Skylark has posted another flourless cake recipe that has even fewer steps ...but more eggs. It's in here:

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My DH & I love IrishHeart's FCC! I've made 2 this week... I'll have to try this recipe...

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My DH & I love IrishHeart's FCC! I've made 2 this week... I'll have to try this recipe...

sweetie, it's the same one!

2 this week?? are you guys getting fat yet? :lol:

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It is the yummiest! I will only make it when I have to provide a dessert for something. And I have frozen it, too...it's just a bit more dense but freezes well.

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I just ate another cupcake :P I have a feeling this cake may become a problem for me, especially on nights when I come home stressed out, lol. Sometimes a girl just needs her chocolate.

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Agree totally! Sometimes I need chocolate. :)

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Does anyone here use Pamela's Baking Mix?

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