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.

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French Chocolate Cake
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Generously butter a baking pan, then dust with little flour and tap out the excess.
  2. Meanwhile melt the chocolate and butter in the microwave. Mix well.
  3. Whisk eggs with sugar until frothy and blended.
  4. Add eggs to the chocolate batter and whisk.
  5. Add sifted flour and whisk again.
  6. Pour into prepared cake pan and bake for 25- 30 minutes.
  7. Run the knife along to check if it is ready. Cake should be moist and not dry.
  8. Let it completely cool, remove the cake from the pan. Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve.
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