CHOCOLATE MINT TRUFFLE CAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb. semisweet chocolate, cut up
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/8 tsp. mint extract
  • 6 egg whites, beaten to soft peaks
  • 2 Tbs. powdered sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler and barely simmer over low heat until chocolate is melted.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Combine sugar, egg yolks, and mint extract in a bowl and whisk until light yellow in color.
  • Stir into chocolate mixture until smooth.
  • Gently fold beaten egg whites into chocolate mixture.
  • Pour mixture into buttered 9 inch springform pan.
  • Bake 25 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • Run a thin sharp knife around the edge of the pan before opening pan and removing cake.
  • Dust with powdered sugar.

Notes

Categories: Dessert 

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