Flourless Dark Chocolate Cake
|Categories:||Cakes, Chocolate, Other Desserts, Quick & Easy, For Kids, Vegetarian, Healthy|
|Keywords:||Weight, Watchers, butter, eggs, food, baking, powder, cocoa, sugar, Vanilla, Baby, powdered, flourless, confectioners, extract, dark, prune, pure|
|4 x large||eggs, separated|
|8 oz||dark baking chocolate, chopped|
|3 Tbsp||butter, cubed|
|1/3 c||+ 1/4 cup sugar, divided|
|2 tsp||pure vanilla extract|
|1 jar(s)||prune baby food (2 1/2 oz)|
|1 tsp||dark cocoa powder|
|1/2 tsp||confectioners' sugar|
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DirectionsPlace egg whites in a small bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt chocolate & butter over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; cool slightly. Coat a 9" springform pan with cooking spray. Place pan on a baking sheet; set aside.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.In a large bowl, beat egg yolks on high speed for 3 minutes or until light & fluffy. Gradually add 1/3 C sugar & vanilla, beating until thick & lemon colored. Beat in baby food & chocolate mixture.Beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in remaining sugar, 1 tbsp at a time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form; fold into batter.Pour into prepared pan. Bake 30 - 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs. Cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; remove sides of pan. Cool completely.Sprinkle with cocoa & confectioners’ sugar. Refrigerate leftovers.WEIGHT WATCHERS POINTS PLUS: 5