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Nanou's chocolate cake

Nanou's chocolate cake

A moist melting cake, very very chocolaty...

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Last modified on: June 22th 2013

For 1 cake, you will need:

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How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
50 min.55 min.1 hour 45 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #1Break 200 g chocolate into small pieces, and put them in a pan. 5 min.
2 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #2Add 200 g butter cut in pieces, cover and put on very gentle heat, or in a bain-marie, to dissolve. 5 min.
3 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #3When 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...
10 min.
5 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #5... and beat well to incorporate. 2 min.
6 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #6Sieve together 200 g icing sugar, 100 g ground almonds and 75 g flour, to mix. 3 min.
7 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #7Add these dry ingredients to the butter-chocolate-egg yolks mixture, and mix well. 5 min.
8 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #8You will obtain a rather stiff mixture, which is normal.
9 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #9Preheat oven to 180°C ou 356°F.

Beat white eggs, and when stiff fold in 50 g caster sugar.
5 min.
10 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #10Take a few tablespoons of egg white, and put them onto mixture. 1 min.
11 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #11Incorporate these tablespoons of egg white into the mixt, to lighten it a little. 3 min.
12 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #12Pour this "lightened" mixture into remaining egg whites. 1 min.
13 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #13And start to fold in gently with a spatula or a maryse. 10 min.
14 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #14Incline the bowl to facilitate your work, you should end up with a mixture...
15 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #15... that's smooth and very chocolaty.
16 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #16If you like, scatter some flaked almonds in the bottom of cake mould. 1 min.
17 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #17Then pour mixture in. 2 min.
18 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #18Put in the oven for 40 to 50 minutes. Check cooking after 30 minutes. 50 min.
19 Nanou's chocolate cake : Photo of step #19Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

This cake should be very moist, so it's important not to overcook it. Watch carefully towards end of cooking time.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
485962 gr449 gr313 gr
243 %24 %42 %47 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4566 gr42 gr29 gr
23 %2 %4 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 cake : 6.27 €

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Source: Brigitte
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