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Chocolate cake

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Origin of dish:  Europe
Type of cooking:  Oven
 
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
 
Ingredients (serves 6):


Method:

Preheat oven to 150°C (Gas Mark 5).

Melt 150g of chocolate in a bain-marie with 100g of butter.

Separate the egg whites and yolks then whisk 3 yolks with with the sugar until the mixture becomes white. Add the melted chocolate and almond powder, sprinkle on the cornflour and mix well.

In a bowl, whisk the egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff then add to the chocolate mixture. Stir until it becomes smooth.

Pour into a greased high-sided cake tin. Bake for 45 minutes in a hot oven.

Take the cake out of the oven, remove from the cake tin then place on a serving plate. Smear with apricot jam.

Heat the rest of the chocolate and butter in a saucepan, along with a tablespoon of instant coffee. Cover the cake with this icing then leave to harden.

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