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