Gooey Chocolate Coffee Cake


Ingredients

  • Chocolate chips : 150g
  • Butter : 100g 
  • Almond powder: 100g
  • Flour: 40g
  • Almonds: 50g
  • Eggs: 3
  • Sugar: 50g
  • Instant coffee: 1 tbsp
  • Pinch of salt
  • *Optional: Little bit of thyme

Method

Step1: Melt the butter and chocolate chips together with the salt and thyme (if using) over a double boiler or in the microwave till completely melted
Step 2: Separate the egg whites and the egg yolks and put them in different bowls
Step 3: Add the sugar to the egg yolks and whisk well until smooth & pale and all the sugar has melted. 
Whip the egg whites separately in another bowl till stiff
Step 4: Add the melted chocolate mixture to the egg yolk mixture and combine with a spatula
Step 5: Add the coffee and mix. Add the almond powder and the flour
Step 6: Add the whipped egg whites slowly in 3 additions and fold gently with a spatula. Add the almonds and mix well
Step 7: Pour the batter into a greased tin and put it in a preheated oven at 180°C for anywhere between 12-15 mins or till cooked
Step 8 : Enjoy your freshly baked cake!

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