INGREDIENTS

1

Prepare ingredients for making your gluten free chocolate cake. This cake is flourless, nut and grain free, and so luxurious to eat!

bAKING PAN

2

Prepare a 22cm/9in springform pan by greasing it with butter and lining it with baking paper.

SIMMER

3

Melt butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl over simmering water, avoiding direct contact. Heat gently.

melt and cool

4

Melt butter and chocolate until smooth, then cool briefly until lukewarm.

egg yolks

5

Whisk egg yolks into the cooled chocolate-butter mixture for your gluten free chocolate cake.

cocoa powder

6

Add cocoa, salt, and vanilla; whisk to combine.

soft peaks

7

Whisk egg whites in a stand mixer until soft peaks form.

glossy and stiff peaks

8

Reduce mixer speed to medium and gradually add sugar, whisking until glossy, stiff peaks form.

quarter of mixture

9

Fold a quarter of the egg whites into the gluten free chocolate cake mix to loosen.

remaining egg whites

10

Gently fold remaining egg whites in until no streaks remain.

pour and bake

11

Pour gluten free chocolate cake batter into the prepared pan, smooth top, and bake until set with a thin crust.

cool on a rack

12

Cool the cake completely in the pan before removing and serving. It will sink, that's normal!

serve

13

Serve the nut-free, grain-free, gluten free chocolate cake in thin slices with thick cream or ice cream. It's super rich and deeply chocolatey!