A temptingly rich chocolate cake made with almond meal instead of flour – ideal for gluten sensitive family members and visitors!


1/3 cup (80mL) NESTLÉ Baking Cocoa, plus 1tbsp extra
1/3 cup (80mL) boiling water
1 cup (150g) NESTLÉ Dark Melts, melted
150g butter, melted
1 ¼ cups (275g) firmly packed brown sugar
4 eggs, separated
1 ¼ cup (150g) almond meal
Double thick cream, for serving, if desired
Fresh raspberries, for serving, if desired


Preheat oven to 160°C/ 140°C fan forced. Grease and line base and sides of 20cm round cake pan.
Combine NESTLÉ Baking Cocoa with boiling water in a large bowl, stir until smooth. Add NESTLÉ Dark Melts, butter, sugar, egg yolks and almond meal, stir to combine.
Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; gently fold into chocolate mixture in two batches.  Pour mixture into prepared pan, bake about 1 hour and 10 minutes or until just firm, stand 15 minutes, turn top-side up onto wire rack to cool. Dust with extra NESTLÉ Baking Cocoa to serve. Serve with double thick cream and fresh raspberries if desired.  Recipe Source


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