Swiss Chocolate Almond Cake

This has got to be one of my favourite combinations: chocolate with almonds. Make sure the chocolate is good quality and you cannot go wrong with this recipe. YUM!

Ingredients

  • 200 gr butter, softened
  • 200 gr sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 200 gr Chocolat Noir 64%, crumbled
  • 120 gr flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 100 gr ground almonds
  • 6 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Directions

  1. Whisk butter, sugar, salt and egg yolks with hand mixer until the mixture turns paler.
  2. Melt chocolate in a double boiler, add.
  3. Mix flour, baking powder and almonds, fold into the mixture.
  4. Fold stiffly beaten egg whites into the dough, pour mixture into the prepared cake form.
  5. Bake approx. 45 minutes in the middle of oven preheated to 180°C.

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