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Flourless Chocolate Pear Cake

20 mins Prep Time

40 mins Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs (separated)

  • 80 grams brown sugar

  • 120 grams dark chocolate

  • 130 grams unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee (dissolved in 1 tablespoon of hot water)

  • 100 grams ground almonds

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 cup slivered almonds

  • Icing sugar (for dusting)

  • 2 pears (sliced thinly)

Directions

Flourless Chocolate Pear Cake

10 Steps

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a 9-inch cake pan with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    Whisk the egg whites and brown sugar with a stand mixer until stiff peaks form. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    In a bowl, add the chocolate and butter. Melt in the microwave or over a double boiler.

  • Step 4

    Let cool slightly, then add the egg yolks and coffee. Whisk until fully incorporated.

  • Step 5

    Add the ground almond, cocoa powder and salt to the bowl, mix well.

  • Step 6

    Fold the egg whites gently into the chocolate mixture in three steps.

  • Step 7

    Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan.

  • Step 8

    Arrange the sliced pears on top and sprinkle with slivered almonds.

  • Step 9

    Bake in the oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until the cake is fully baked.

  • Step 10

    Let cool completely before unmolding. Dust with icing sugar and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs (separated)

  • 80 grams brown sugar

  • 120 grams dark chocolate

  • 130 grams unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee (dissolved in 1 tablespoon of hot water)

  • 100 grams ground almonds

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 cup slivered almonds

  • Icing sugar (for dusting)

  • 2 pears (sliced thinly)

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