Flaky chocolate cake

  • 8
  • Easy
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Flaky chocolate cake

Recipe Ingredients

  • 220g butter
  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 1 1/4 cups castor sugar
  • 1/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • icing sugar, to dust

Recipe Directions

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. 2. Grease and line a 22cm springform pan. 3. Wrap outside of pan with foil. 4. In a pot, melt butter and chocolate over a low heat, then let it cool for a few minutes. 5. In a mixing bowl, beat egg yolks and castor sugar until creamy. 6. Beat in the chocolate and butter mixture. 7. Stir in flour and almonds. 8. Stir in vanilla extract and balsamic vinegar. 9. In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites until stiff peaks form. 10. Fold egg whites into chocolate mixture. 11. Pour into pan and bake for 1 hour. 12. Let it cool for 20 minutes and remove from pan. 13. Cool completely. 14. Dust with icing sugar.

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