Sunday, April 24, 2011

Special Passover Review: Flourless Chocolate Cake With Dark Chocolate Glaze (dairy or pareve)

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For our seders, I wanted a flourless, matzo-meal/cake meal free recipe for chocolate cake.  I love chocolate.  Here is the one I settled on because it was straight forward without any silliness of adding almond flour or cinnamon or espresso (all of which sounded great, I just really didn't have time).  I didn't do the glaze, but I'm sure it would be fabulous!

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Here's my ONLY recommendation: FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS!  I didn't do the parchment paper on the bottom and both cakes I made (one for seder and one for the next two final days of Passover) broke in half because a portion stuck to the bottom of my pan (I'm not lucky enough to have a springform pan for Passover... or I'm too cheap/frugal/thrifty).

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I'm definitely making this cake again after Passover, though I'd like to try it with Earth Balance or Imperial Margarine rather than the K for P stuff.  It's so rich and fudgy and great with berries of any kind!

Happy Passover!

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