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Chocolate "Mousse" Cake

This is a wheat-free recipe but may contain gluten.

  • 1/2 cup Chia Seed
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1-1/4 cups Dark Baking Chocolate broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 5 Eggs large, separated
  • 2 cups Hazelnut Flour/Meal
  • 1 cup Sugar +2 tbsp


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line a 9-inch spring form pan.

Step 2

Soak Chia seeds in water for 15 minutes. Melt butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water. Allow to cool.

Step 3

Beat egg whites and 1/3 cup of the sugar until soft peaks form. In a large bowl, beat the remaining sugar and egg yolks until pale and creamy. Pour chocolate mixture over egg yolks and fold. Then fold in the ground hazelnuts and Chia seeds. Finally, fold in the egg whites.

Step 4

Pour mixture into pan. Bake for approximately 50 minutes. Allow to cool, remove from pan and decorate with icing sugar or melted chocolate.

Makes 20 servings.
Chocolate "Mousse" Cake



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Melanie Braun May 11, 2012
My whole family loved this! It was very much like the consistency of a gooey brownie. Delicious!
Lisa Walker December 10, 2012
I made this yesterday. Everybody fell on it.

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