Chocolate Almond Cake Recipe

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By : dLife Editors

Reduced-sugar, chocolate cake made with ground almonds.

Summary

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Cook time: 30 Minutes
Prep time: 20 Minutes
Idle time: 1 Hour
Level Medium
Servings: People
Unit:
13g
Carbs
5g
Sat. fat
2g
Fibers
79mg
Sodium
5g
Protein
159kcal
Calories
13g
Carbs
5g
Sat. fat
2g
Fibers
79mg
Sodium
5g
Protein
159kcal
Calories

Ingredients

  • Butter Flavored Cooking Spray
  • 5 Egg Whites
  • 3 Tbsp Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Ground Almonds
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Splenda
  • 1/2 Tbsp Sour Cream
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1/4 Tsp salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Almond Extract
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Slivered Almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly coat 9-inch springform pan with butter-flavored cooking spray.
  3. Chop chocolate into 1/4 oz pieces and place in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium high for 30 seconds. Remove bowl and stir chocolate. Return to microwave for 15 seconds, remove and stir. Repeat until chocolate is smooth and melted. (Or melt chocolate over double boiler.)
  4. Scrape chocolate into medium mixing bowl.
  5. Stir in cocoa, ground almonds, Splenda, sour cream, egg yolks, salt, almond extract and vanilla extract.
  6. In bowl of electric mixer, beat egg whites and sugar on high until stiff, glossy peaks form.
  7. Stir 1/4 of egg whites into cocoa batter to lighten. With spatula, fold remaining egg whites into batter
  8. Spoon batter into prepared springform pan and gently smooth top.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand until cool.
  10. Loosen edges of pan and remove cake. Cake will deflate.
  11. Slice, sprinkle with slivered almonds, and serve.

Additional information

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Almond Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159
% Daily Value*
Sodium 79mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Add a dollop of whipped cream and a fresh strawberry to each serving for a more festive touch.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Almond Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159
% Daily Value*
Sodium 79mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Add a dollop of whipped cream and a fresh strawberry to each serving for a more festive touch.

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