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chocolate cake with grand marnier

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
linda mcdougal
cordova, TN
(2 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)

Ingredients For chocolate cake with grand marnier

  • 14 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 10
    egg whites
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    grand marnier
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 10
    egg yolks
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    heavy cream, whipped

How To Make chocolate cake with grand marnier

  • 1
    Melt chocolate and butter in double boiler.
  • 2
    Set aside to cool slightly.
  • 3
    Beat yolks and 1 cup sugar until smooth; stir in vanilla, grand marnier and lemon juice.
  • 4
    Blend in chocolate mixture.
  • 5
    Beat egg whites in large mixer bowl until soft peaks form.
  • 6
    Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar; beating until stiff peaks form.
  • 7
    Stir 1 cup of whites into chocolate mixture, then fold in remaining whites.
  • 8
    Pour batter into greased and floured 10 or 12 inch springform pan.
  • 9
    Bake in preheated 250 oven 2 1/2 hours.
  • 10
    Cool completely on rack before removing pan.
  • 11
    Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar and serve with whipped cream.

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