Chocolate Almond Cake For Your Valentine

Sandra B.

By
@sandy19

We love this cake. It's very chocolaty and good for a Valentine's Day dessert.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

5 oz
dark chocolate
10 Tbsp
butter,usalted
5 large
eggs
3/4 c
sugar
11/4 c
almond meal
1/3 c
sliced almonds
1 oz
shredded chocolate
for the icing:
3 oz
dark chocolate
4 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt the chocolate and butter in a double boiler.Let it cool for a bit.
2
In a mixer, beat egg yolks and the sugar until fluffy.Mix the cooled chocolate into the sugar/ egg yolk mixture.
3
Add the almond meal,sliced almonds and shredded chocolate.
4
In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until they form peaks.Add to the almond mixture. Gently mix in just to combine.
5
Pour dough into a 9 inch spring form pan.Bake 40-45 minutes in 350 F oven.
6
Melt the icing ingredients and spread on top of cool cake.Decorate with additional almonds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Polish
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom