chocolate almond cake for your valentine

HappyCouple1990 avatar
from Chicago, IL

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

serves 10-12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For chocolate almond cake for your valentine

  • 5 oz
    dark chocolate
  • 10 Tbsp
  • 5 lg
  • 3/4 c
  • 11/4 c
    almond meal
  • 1/3 c
    sliced almonds
  • 1 oz
    shredded chocolate
  • for the icing:
  • 3 oz
    dark chocolate
  • 4 Tbsp

How To Make chocolate almond cake for your valentine

  • 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.