French Chocolate Cake

French chocolate cake with dark chocolate. Very elegant and light, incredibly simple to make. It became our family signature cake. I make it for breakfast, for unexpected guests, and even as a birthday cake.

If you are looking for gluten-free recipe, try our Flourless Chocolate Cake.

French Chocolate Cake

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 200 g dark chocolate chips
  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 200 g sugar
  • 2 Tbsp all purpose flour sifted
  • 1/4 tsp powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Generously butter a baking pan, then dust with little flour and tap out the excess.
  • Meanwhile melt the chocolate and butter in the microwave. Mix well.
  • Whisk eggs with sugar until frothy and blended.
  • Add eggs to the chocolate batter and whisk.
  • Add sifted flour and whisk again.
  • Pour into prepared cake pan and bake for 25- 30 minutes.
  • Run the knife along to check if it is ready. Cake should be moist and not dry.
  • Let it completely cool, remove the cake from the pan. Dust with confectioner’s sugar and serve.
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  1. Hello and thank you.
    We also just started this blog late December so still limited experience.
    But we really enjoyed it and spent a fair amount of time to publish new recipes every other days

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