Chocolate Decadence Recipe

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Chocolate Decadence
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  1. Cut circle of parchment paper to fit 8-inch round cake pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  3. Combine chocolate and butter in top of double boiler.
  4. Set over gently simmering water and stir until melted and smooth.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Transfer to bowl and set aside.
  7. Wipe out top of double boiler (you'll be using it again).
  8. Combine eggs and sugar in top of double boiler.
  9. Set over gently simmering water and whisk constantly until sugar is dissolved and mixture darkens and is barely warm to the touch.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Beat at high speed with electric mixer until eggs have tripled in volume and are consistency of lightly whipped cream, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  12. Gently fold in flour.
  13. Carefully stir 1/3 of egg mixture into chocolate to loosen, then fold chocolate into remaining egg mixture until thoroughly combined.
  14. Turn into prepared pan.
  15. Bake until cake is soft in center but crusty on top, about 15 minutes.
  16. Let cool completely in pan, then freeze overnight.
  17. (Cake can be kept in freezer up to one month before serving.) About 1 hour before serving, whip cream with confectioners' sugar and vanilla until stiff.
  18. Invert cake onto serving platter.
  19. (Spinning pan briefly over high heat will help loosen cake from pan.) Spread 2/3 of whipped cream over top.
  20. Mound chocolate curls in center.
  21. Pipe rosettes around edge of cake using remaining whipped cream.
  22. Refrigerate until about 15 minutes before serving.
  23. Pass raspberry puree separately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 379.59 Kcal (1589 kJ)
Calories from fat 274.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.52g 47%
Cholesterol 102.38mg 34%
Sodium 52.62mg 2%
Potassium 182.72mg 4%
Total Carbs 28.41g 9%
Sugars 21.94g 88%
Dietary Fiber 3.68g 15%
Protein 4.23g 8%
Vitamin C 5.1mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 41mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 355.55 Kcal (1489 kJ)
Calories from fat 257.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.59g 47%
Cholesterol 95.9mg 34%
Sodium 49.29mg 2%
Potassium 171.15mg 4%
Total Carbs 26.61g 9%
Sugars 20.55g 88%
Dietary Fiber 3.44g 15%
Protein 3.96g 8%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 38.4mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.4
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

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