Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cake
  • Chef: Ruchira Hoon
  • Recipe Servings: 5
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

An irresistible gluten free cake made with dark chocolate and ground almonds. Smothered in a rich and thick chocolate ganache. Bake it in the oven or pressure cook it!

Ingredients of Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

  • 180 gm dark cooking chocolate
  • 100 gm butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • Salt, a pinch
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp ground almond
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • For the chocolate ganache:
  • 100 gms chopped chocolate
  • 100 gms cream

How to Make Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

  • 1.Line the bottom of a 7-inch cake tin with parchment paper.
  • 2.Melt chocolate and butter in a heavy saucepan over medium low heat. Stir until chocolate and butter are melted and smooth.
  • 3.Add sugar, salt and almonds and reduce heat to low. Now add cocoa powder and stir.
  • 4.Remove pan from heat. Whisk in eggs, one at a time. Give the mixture a good whisk until it looks smooth and glossy and pour vanilla essence in the end.
  • 5.Pour batter into prepared pan. In a heated cooker pour sand to about 1/4 th the depth and cover with foil. Place the cake pan in the cooker and cover the lid for about 30 minutes.
  • 6.In case you want to bake this cake in an oven. Bake it for 25 minutes at 180 degrees C.
  • 7.The center of the cake should be just firm to the touch. Leave the cake to cool down completely (About 2 hours).
  • 8.Glaze with chocolate ganache.
  • For the chocolate ganache:
  • 1.Boil the cream. Pour it over the chopped chocolate and mix it till the chocolate melts completely. Your ganache is ready!