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Gluten free chocolate cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a bowl, add the couverture, chopped into pieces. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 2-2 ½ minutes at 800 Watts, to melt.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the egg whites, half of the sugar and salt.
  • Beat until the mixture becomes fluffy and stiff peaks form. When ready, transfer to a bowl.
  • In the mixer’s bowl, add the egg yolks, the remaining sugar and vanilla extract. Beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • When ready, remove from mixer and add the melted couverture. Mix until completely incorporated.
  • Add the almond flour, cocoa powder and some of the meringue. Continue mixing.
  • Transfer this mixture to the bowl with the meringue and gently fold.
  • Line a 32x25 cm baking pan with parchment paper. Grease with butter, dust with cocoa powder and add the cake batter.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes. When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the white chocolate mousse

  • In a saucepan, add the heavy cream, place over heat and let it get hot.
  • In a bowl, add the white chocolate couverture (cut into small pieces), honey, glucose syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon and the hot heavy cream. Allow mixture to sit for 15 seconds before stirring.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6 to 12 hours.
  • When ready, beat in a mixer until nice and fluffy.
  • Turn cake out of pan and cut into 12 pieces.
  • Pipe white chocolate mousse over pieces with a pastry bag.
  • Decorate with your choice of chocolates, fresh mint, cocoa powder.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

497
Calories (kcal)
25 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

28.0
Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

10.0
Saturated Fat (g)
50 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

45.0
Total Carbs (g)
17 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

44.0
Sugars (g)
49 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

13.0
Protein (g)
26 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

6.7
Fibre (g)
27 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.3
Sodium (g)
5 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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