Dark Chocolate Lover’s Cake

For those of us who love dark chocolate, this is the one recipe to make…..over and over again!

 

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2/3 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cup berry sugar
  • 5 oz. bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Beat egg whites until stiff and set aside.

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy and beat in the egg yolks and melted chocolate.

Stir in the flour and milk alternately until well blended.  Stir in the pecans and vanilla.

Fold in the egg whites until just combined.

In a greased 9 inch springform pan, spread the batter.  Bake for about 38-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.  Cool for 10 minutes before trying to remove from the pan.  Cool completelybefore icing.

 

Icing

  •  5 oz. bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tbsp. cream
  • 1 cup sifted icing sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans for garnish

Melt chocolate with butter and cream in a microwave, medium power, for 2-3 minutes.  Lightly whisk in the icing sugar and vanilla until really smooth.  Spread on the cake and garnish with the pecans.

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