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Flourless Chocolate Cake

More rich and decadent than regular cake, this is Flourless Chocolate Cake! A naturally gluten-free dessert that is so easy to make.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 410 kcal


  • 4 oz bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch salt not needed if you are using salted butter

for the whipped cream-

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • slivered almonds for garnish, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a cake pan with nonstick cooking spray and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter together, stirring every 20-seconds. Once completely melted and smooth, stir in sugar and vanilla. Then one at a time, mix in the eggs. Sift cocoa powder into the batter with a sprinkling of salt and gently stir.
  • Pour batter into the prepared cake pan. Smooth the top and bake 20-25 minutes. Serve warm without whipped cream or cool completely before topping.

For the Whipped Cream

  • Whip all ingredients together until stiff. Top cooled caked with whipped cream and slivered almonds.


Calories: 410kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 5gFat: 30gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 171mgPotassium: 213mgFiber: 3gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 1041IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 2mg
Keyword flourless chocolate cake
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