David Lebovitz’s Racines Cake


This cake is pure indulgence! A rich flour less chocolate cake from the amazing David Lebovitz!

10 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped
4 oz butter, cut into pieces
1 TBSP espresso
1/2 tsp vanilla
6 eggs speedsters
1/4 c sugar
Cocoa Nibs

Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 9 inch springform pan and dust with cocoa.

In a large glass bowl combine butter, chocolate, and espresso. Microwave in 30 – 40 sec intervals, stirring between runs until melted and stir in vanilla.

Beat egg yolks with sugar until creamy about 1 minute. Fold into chocolate mixture.

Best egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold 1/2 into chocolate mixture. Fold in remaining egg whites be careful not to over mix.

Scrap batter into pan, top with cocoa nibs and bake 25 minutes, until just set.

Cool completely and release from pan.

Serves 12.


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