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Flourless Chocolate Cake

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By Lau
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1/2 cup Water
1/4 tsp Salt
3/4 cup White Sugar
18 - 1oz sq. of Bitter Sweet Chocolate
1 cup Unsalted Butter
6 eggs

Preheat oven to 300*

Grease 9" cake pan w/ butter

-In a small saucepan, stir & dissolve Water, Sugar & Salt on Med. Heat. (Set aside)

-Melt Chocolate on Double Boiler (or Microwave)

-Pour Chocolate in bowl of electric mixer

-Cut Butter into pieces & beat in to chocolate 1 piece at a time

-Beat in Hot Sugar Water

-Slowly beat in eggs, 1 at a time

-Pour batter into prepared Pan

-Have a pan larger than the cake pan ready, Pour Boiling water half way up the sides of this pan.

-Bake cake in water bath @ 300* for 45 min. Center will still look wet, chill overnight in refrigerator (or in the freezer for a few hours if you're pressed for time)

-To unmold, dip bottom of cake pan in hot water for a few seconds & flip onto serving platter

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My sister had found this recipe when baking for guests who were gluten and dairy-free. I don't remember where she found it, but I promise you, this cake is phenomenal.

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