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DeZaan Image Of Flourless Cocoa Cake
  • 290g Eggs
  • 230g Brown Sugar
  • 200g Butter (melted and kept warm)
  • 80g deZaan Crimson Red Cocoa Powder
  • 115g Almond Flour (toasted to light brown)
  1. Preheat oven to 160ºC/320ºF.
  2. Prepare a 20cm/8in round cake pan by lightly greasing and parchment paper at the bottom.
  3. In a stand mixer, add Sugar & Eggs. Whisk to full ribbon stage.
  4. At the same time, blend Butter & Cocoa Powder together with an immersion blender until smooth.
  5. Gradually fold in the cocoa mixture & Almond Flour, alternating between both. Do this in 3-4 stages.
  6. Transfer to cake pan and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool and flip onto the desired serving dish.
  8. Dust with confectioner’s sugar and deZaan Crimson Red cocoa powder.


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