Chocolate Cake with Grand Marnier
semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
Melt chocolate and butter in double boiler.
Set aside to cool slightly.
Beat yolks and 1 cup sugar until smooth; stir in vanilla, grand marnier and lemon juice.
Blend in chocolate mixture.
Beat egg whites in large mixer bowl until soft peaks form.
Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar; beating until stiff peaks form.
Stir 1 cup of whites into chocolate mixture, then fold in remaining whites.
Pour batter into greased and floured 10 or 12 inch springform pan.
Bake in preheated 250 oven 2 1/2 hours.
Cool completely on rack before removing pan.
Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar and serve with whipped cream.