It's so rich, moist, and delicious, and so ridiculously easy to make! I always bake this for birthdays; it's the cake that gets the most requests among my chocolate-loving family and friends. To serve, sprinkle generously with almond slivers and drizzle with melted chocolate.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
53 mins
total:
1 hr 13 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 cake
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

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  • Combine 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon chocolate-hazelnut spread, dark chocolate, and 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter in a heat-proof bowl set over a pan of hot water; stir until melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.

  • Whisk egg yolks and brown sugar together in a bowl. Add to melted chocolate mixture; mix in ground almonds.

  • Whisk egg whites together in a bowl. Add 1/3 to the chocolate-almond mixture and stir. Fold in the remaining 2/3. Pour into a cake pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until set, 50 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

291 calories; protein 8.6g; carbohydrates 27.4g; fat 17.9g; cholesterol 75.3mg; sodium 83.5mg. Full Nutrition
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