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Gluten-free Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe

Gluten-free Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe
Don’t think you have to give up everything when going gluten-free. Chef Mune Kimura’s gluten-free chocolate cake recipe is a real winner.

This gluten-free chocolate cake recipe will have you thinking you’re eating the real thing.

Dine on this gluten-free chocolate cake recipe

Gluten-free Dark Chocolate Cake

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Serves: 8 - 10
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 255g salted butter
  • 280g 70% dark chocolate, chopped
  • 6 eggs (separated)
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 150g ground almond
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar

Instructions

  1. Melt butter and chocolate in a pot over medium heat. Take care not to overheat. Remove when just melted.
  2. Whisk egg yolks, white and brown sugar in a bowl. Add the egg mixture and almond flour to the chocolate pot.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peak stage and fold into the chocolate mixture. Do not overmix.
  4. Pour mixture into 23cm springform cake tin lined with non-stick paper. Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C for 28-30 minutes until just set.

Wine Suggestion: Joostenberg Chenin Blanc Noble Late HarvestChef Mune Kimura of Postcard Café Stellenbosch

Chef Mune Kimura joined forces with Marie Condé to set up Postcard Café. It may have started out as a great spot to get a slice of cake and a cup of coffee, but Mune has been able to build it into a popular restaurant in the Jonkershoek Valley. Read more about how he did just that in our Country Chef interview.

Postcard Café

+27 (0) 21 861 7703; [email protected]

Open Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 4pm

Recipes supplied and approved by chef.

Photography Francois Pistorius

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