- well it is Valentine's Day.... not that we get into that kind of nonsense here - sadly...
Flourless Chocolate Cake
125g butter - chopped roughly
250g dark chocolate - chopped roughly
5 eggs - separated
230g caster sugar
250g ground almonds
Pre-heat the oven to 180c. Grease and line a 22cm round cake tin with baking paper
Put butter and sugar into a heat-proof bowl over simmering water. Stir until combined, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
Whisk yolks and sugar together until creamy.
Pour batter into the cake tin. Bake about 1 1/2 hours until cooked through.
Leave cake in the pan for about 5 minutes, then turn onto a wire rack till cooled completely.