Chocolate Almond Cake

level 2

Recipe components

Chocolate almond cake

IngredientsPreparation
  • 6
    eggs
  • 150g
    caster sugar

Whisk the egg whites and caster sugar into soft peaks

  • pinch salt

Separately whisk the egg yolks and a pinch of salt – and then carefully fold into the egg whites

Melt 120g chocolate callets in the microwave 

 

  • 180g
    ground almonds

Fold the melted chocolate and ground almonds into the egg mixture

Pour into cake tin and bake at 180°C 

 

Ganache

IngredientsPreparation
  • 200g
    whipping cream

Bring the cream to the boil and then pour over 200g of chocolate callets, stir until smooth

 

  • flaked almonds

When the cake is cool, top with the ganache and almonds