Flourless Chocolate Cake – an easy gluten free recipe

The Flourless chocolate cake is a favorite recipe for gluten free diners as well as non-gluten free diners! This cake is just plain YUMMY!
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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for the pan
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for the pan
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for dusting


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350° F. Butter a 9-inch springform pan and dust with cocoa powder.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat the butter with ¼ cup of the heavy cream over medium-low heat until the butter is melted. Add the chocolate and stir until melted and smooth; remove from heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, and cocoa powder; whisk in the chocolate mixture.
  4. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and bake until puffed and set, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 1 hour. Run a knife around the edge of the cake before un-molding.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat the remaining 1 cup of heavy cream with the confectioners’ sugar and sour cream  until soft peaks form. Dust the cake with confectioners’ sugar and serve with the whipped cream.
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