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Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cake



  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180 degrees

  • 2.

    Grease and line the base of a 20cm spring form cake tin with baking paper

  • 3.

    Process the walnuts in a food processor until finely ground

  • 4.

    Put the chocolate, cream and vanilla extract in a heatproof bowl. Sit over a saucepan half filled with simmering water. Turn off the heat and stir the chocolate until just melted. Allow the mixture to cool a little.

  • 5.

    Add the sugar, egg yolks and ground walnuts to the chocolate mixtuere and combine

  • 6.

    Beat the egg whites until firm peaks form. Fold into chocolate mix

  • 7.

    Pour into the cake tin. Bake for 40 mins or until firm to touch.

  • 8.

    Leave to cool for 5 minutes then turn out onto wire rack

  • 9.

    Serve with fresh raspberries and whipped cream


Replace walnuts with hazelnut or almond meal

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Fortified Wines, Dessert Wines and Sparkling Reds are the best wines to pair with Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cake.


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