Dark and Creamy Chocolate Cake
Impress your valentine with this luscious dessert. This is a very rich and moist cake, perfect for Valentine's Day, or any time!
- Serves: 8 persons
- 1¾ sticks unsalted butter
- 7ounces dark chocolate, chopped
- ⅔cup brown sugar
- 5large cold eggs
- 3tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1pinch salt
Step 1Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Generously butter a 9x2 inch round cake pan and dust with flour.
Step 2Melt butter and chocolate together in a heavy saucepan over very low heat. Remove from heat and whisk in sugar and eggs 1 at a time. Stir vigorously 2 or 3 times, then gently whisk in flour and salt. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Rap pan once against the counter to settle batter.
Step 3Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
Step 4Run a knife around the edge of the pan and cool for 10 minutes. Unmold cake and cool right-side up on a wire rack.