Recipe

Almond Chocolate Cake

Cooking Instructions

Vegetarian

Method

  1.  Preheat the oven to 180°C, Gas Mark 4. Grease a 20cm round spring form tin and sprinkle with some ground almonds to coat.
  2.  Melt the chocolate with 2 tbsp hot water over a low heat (or in a microwave). Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in the almonds, breadcrumbs, melted butter and orange zest, followed by the melted chocolate.
  3.  Beat the egg whites until stiff and carefully fold into the almond chocolate mixture. Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 55-60 minutes.
  4.  Cool slightly before removing from the tin and dust with icing sugar and cocoa.

Ingredients

  • 200g good quality dark chocolate
  • 175g Crazy Jack Organic Ground Almonds
  • 6 eggs separated
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 100g breadcrumbs
  • 80g unsalted butter melted
  • Grated zest of 1 orange

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