Queen Mother Flourless Chocolate Cake

A nice finish to a delicious French meal! Served with whipped cream, raspberry chantilly, saffron sauce, coffee bean, candied orange peel, mint and powdered sugar.

Yields

32

Ingredients

12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate 12 oz. sliced almonds 12 oz. butter 12 eggs, separated 1½ cups sugar Pinch salt Chocolate ganache: 1 lb. dark chocolate 2 cups cream 2 teaspoon. instant coffee

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

Toast almonds Double boil chocolate Soften butter to room temp. in mixing bowl(to not break mixer) Blend almonds & ½ cup sugar in food processor Mix butter w/ ½ cup sugar Add 1 yolk at a time Add chocolate slowly Move contents to another bowl Whisk in salt Beat egg whites w/ ½ cup sugar to soft peaks Fold in egg whites to chocolate mixture (2) 2x9in. cake pans Butter pans and coat w/ bread crumbs Bake 20 min. at 375 Turn oven down to 325 for 45 min. Chocolate ganache: Boil cream Pour onto cut chocolate w/ instant coffee Let sit for 10-15min. Cover cake Chill Serve at room temp.