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Chocolate Cake

From the one star french chef Patrick Asfaux

Chocolate Cake
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A light chocolate cake recipe worth trying "quickly".

Chocolate cake recipe for 6 people :

  1. 4 egg yolks
  2. 4 egg whites
  3. 150g caster sugar
  4. 150g dark cooking chocolate, in shavings
  5. 5cl milk, hot
  6. 5cl double cream
  7. 120g ground hazelnuts
  8. 15g baking powder
  9. 110g strong flour


1) Start your oven at 170 degrees Celsius (338'F).
2) Place your egg yolks in large bowl, whisk in the hot milk. Then incorporate the sugar and the chocolate, and then add the rest of the dry ingredients in this order: the cream, the baking powder, the ground almonds and finally the flour.
3) Whisk your egg whites until stiff and carefully fold them into the chocolate mixture.
4)Pour the mixture in a baking tin and bake for an hour.

Serve with some vanilla custard.
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