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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Almond Whipped Cream

Gluten-free, decadent, rich, moist, and delicious! Flourless Chocolate Cake is one for the books, especially when topped with almond whipped cream!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Flourless Chocolate Cake
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 409kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

for the cream-

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • slivered almonds for garnish, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray 8-inch cake pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside. Feel free to line the bottom with parchment paper as extra insurance to get the cake out.
  • Melt butter and chocolate together slowly in the microwave, stirring every 20 seconds until completely melted and smooth.
    melted chocolate
  • Stir in sugar, eggs {one at a time} and vanilla.
    melted chocolate and sugar
  • Sift cocoa into the batter and gently stir in salt.
    cocoa powder
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake 20-25 minutes or until set.
    pouring batter into cake pan
  • Cool completely before topping with cream. OR serve warm without cream.
    flourless chocolate cake
  • To make cream--whip heavy whipping cream with vanilla, almond extract and powdered sugar until stiff. Spread over cake and sprinkle with slivered almonds. Serve.
    flourless chocolate cake

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 888IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg