Pesakh Chocolate Cake (D)

This flourless chocolate cake is a favorite! The cake in the photo has been topped with a dark chocolate ganache, but the cake is perfectly fine with a light dusting of cocoa served with whipped cream.


8 ozbittersweet chocolate squares
1 Cbutter (1/2 pound)
1½ Cgranulated sugar
6large eggs
1 Cunsweetened cocoa powder


1Butter sides and bottom of 10″ spring form pan
2Melt chocolate and butter over low heat in large pan or double boiler; remove from heat.
3Gradually whisk in white sugar.
4Whisk in eggs, one at a time.
5Sift cocoa powder over mixture and whisk until just combined.
6Bake in 350° oven for 35 – 40 minutes (top will have a thin crust).  Serve as is, or lightly dust with cocoa powder.

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