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Flourless chocolate cake

RECIPE OVERVIEW

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 8 people

  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 200 g Butter
    softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 200 g Caster Sugar
  • 40 g Cocoa Powder
    plus extra for dusting
  • 4 - Fresh Egg
  • 200 g SuperValu Ground Almonds
  • 1 - SuperValu Vanilla Pod
    cut in half lengthways and seeds scraped out
  • 100 g Tinned Black Cherries
    drained, plus 1 tablespoon to decorate
To Serve
  • 100 g Caster Sugar
  • 200 g Mascarpone Cheese
  • 1 tsp SuperValu Icing Sugar
    optional

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/ gas mark 4. Grease a 21cm springform cake tin with a little butter and dust with cocoa powder.
  2. Combine the ground almonds, caster sugar, cocoa, vanilla seeds and baking powder in a large bowl. Add the softened butter and mix in the eggs one at a time until fully incorporated. Finally, stir through the black cherries.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake in the oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Allow to cool completely on a wire rack before releasing the sides of the tin.
  4. Beat together the mascarpone and caster sugar in a bowl, then add 1 tablespoon of chopped black cherries and stir it through. Serve dollops of mascarpone on the side and dust the cake with some icing sugar if desired.

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