Queen Mother Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

---Cake
6 ounces melted semi-sweet chocolate
1 1/2 Sticks unsalted butter
1 cup finely pureed almonds
6 large egg yolks
6 large egg whites
2/3 Cup sugar
---Icing
3 ounces melted semi-sweet chocolate
1/3 Cup cream
 

Preparation / Directions:

Melt chocolate in double boiler. In separate bowl, blend yolks and sugar together until they form ripples; add to chocolate. Add softened butter. Stir in pureed almonds. In separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff, then fold into batter. Butter and flour one 9 inch cake pan. Cut wax paper circle to fit bottom of pan and pour batter in pan. Bake 35-45 minutes at 300 degrees. Let cake cool to room temperature, then remove from pan. Icing: After adding cream to melted chocolate, whip until well blended. Ice cake when cooled.

 

Nutritional Information:

2387 Calories (kcal); 189g Total Fat; (70% calories from fat); 41g Protein; 140g Carbohydrate; 1718mg Cholesterol; 421mg Sodium


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