Flourless chocolate cake

Baking can be so simple – this chocolate treat can be enjoyed with only 15 min. prep time.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 30 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 495 / Protein 8g / Carbohydr. 55g / Fat 28g

Ingredients (12 servings)

300 gcouverture chocolate (dark)
300 gbutter
250 gsugar
whipped cream to serve
confectioner’s sugar to garnish


oven, rubber spatula (optional), springform baking tin (Ø 26cm), large microwavable bowl, whisk, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Prosecco, 2012
This fizzy and delicate sparkling wine lends a lightness to this dessert. It underscores the rich flavor of the cake and allows the chocolaty aromas to reveal themselves even more.

Step 1

Flourless chocolate cake

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F. Roughly chop couverture. Cut butter into small pieces. Next, melt both together with sugar in the microwave at 600Watt for approx 2 – 3 min.

oven, large microwavable bowl, cutting board, knife

300 g couverture chocolate / 300 g butter / 250 g sugar

Step 2

Flourless chocolate cake

Add eggs and a small pinch of salt to the chocolate mixture and beat well with a whisk.


8 eggs / salt

Step 3

Flourless chocolate cake

Next, transfer the mixture into a springform, greased if required.

springform baking tin, oven, rubber spatula

Step 4

Flourless chocolate cake

Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/ 355°F for approx. 25 – 30 min. Allow the cake to cool for approx. 10 – 15 min before removing from the tin. Serve with icing sugar and whipped cream, as desired.

confectioner’s sugar to garnish / whipped cream to serve