French Chocolate Cake

French Chocolate Cake Recipe

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  • 7 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate
  • 14 Tbsp
  • 4
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
    hazelnuts, coarsley chopped
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder

How to Make French Chocolate Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Grease a springform pan with detachable bottom that has a diameter of about 9 1/2 inches.
  3. Melt cooking chocolate and butter in a thick-bottomed pot over low heat.
  4. Beat eggs and sugar until light and airy; carefully stir the somewhat cooled chocolate mixture into egg mixture.
  5. Blend flour, nuts, and baking powder together, and fold carefully into batter - It's important to fold it in gently.
  6. Pour batter into pan and bake in the oven for about 15 minutes - The cake should not become firm.
  7. (The "unbaked" batter tastes like a delicious filling).
  8. You may garnish cooled cake with a bit of grated chocolate and a ring of whipped topping.

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About French Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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