|Preparation||Cooking||Start to finish|
|50 min.||55 min.||1 hour 45 min.|
|1||Break 200 g chocolate into small pieces, and put them in a pan.||5 min.|
|2||Add 200 g butter cut in pieces, cover and put on very gentle heat, or in a bain-marie, to dissolve.||5 min.|
|3||When butter and chocolate are melted, mix with a whisk to obtain an homogeneous mixture.||2 min.|
|4||Separate whites from yolks of 4 eggs (see how to on this video).
Then add yolks to butter-chocolate mixture...
|5||... and beat well to incorporate.||2 min.|
|6||Sieve together 200 g icing sugar, 100 g ground almonds and 75 g flour, to mix.||3 min.|
|7||Add these dry ingredients to the butter-chocolate-egg yolks mixture, and mix well.||5 min.|
|8||You will obtain a rather stiff mixture, which is normal.|
|9||Preheat oven to 180°C ou 356°F.
Beat white eggs, and when stiff fold in 50 g caster sugar.
|10||Take a few tablespoons of egg white, and put them onto mixture.||1 min.|
|11||Incorporate these tablespoons of egg white into the mixt, to lighten it a little.||3 min.|
|12||Pour this "lightened" mixture into remaining egg whites.||1 min.|
|13||And start to fold in gently with a spatula or a maryse.||10 min.|
|14||Incline the bowl to facilitate your work, you should end up with a mixture...|
|15||... that's smooth and very chocolaty.|
|16||If you like, scatter some flaked almonds in the bottom of cake mould.||1 min.|
|17||Then pour mixture in.||2 min.|
|18||Put in the oven for 40 to 50 minutes. Check cooking after 30 minutes.||50 min.|
|19||Leave to cool on a wire rack.|
For 1 cake : 6.27 €
|Chocolate: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate ganache, Chocolate mousse, Chocolate mug cake, Bounty-style tart for Alison, Chocolate tart, ... [All]|
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