Boca Negra (Flourless Chocolate Cake)
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Thermomix TM 31
Created: 2011-11-13 17:13
Changed: 2011-12-06 08:53
Total time: 1h 20m
Preparation time: 10m
Baking time: 1h
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5 organic eggs
210 g caster sugar
340 g dark chocolate (70%), chopped
230 g unsalted butter cubed
1600 g water
creme fraiche to serve
Two options below for baking.
VAROMA - Line a 20cm springform, firstly with aluminium foil over base circle then place a 20cm baking paper cut out on top attach ring of springform and close. Once closed fold up overhanging alfoil to make seal it.
OVEN - Preheat oven to 120°C. Grease and line a 25cm cake pan (not springform).
Insert Butterfly. Place eggs, 70g of sugar and beat 6 min/speed 4, or until volume triples. Set aside and remove Butterfly.
Add Chocolate and butter melt 3 min/50°C/speed 3 (or until melted).
Add 140g sugar and 100ml of the water mix 2 min/50°C/speed 2.
Remove MC and gradually with blades rotating around speed 3-4 add egg mixture through hole and mix until just combined.
Pour into the lined 20 springform cake pan and place in Varoma recepticle. Add 1.5 litres to mixing bowl, set Varoma in place and cook for 60 min/Varoma temperature/speed 1-2. Once cooked leave to cool whilst still sitting in the Varoma over the mixing bowl.
If using the oven to bake put a folded tea towel in a large roasting pan. Place cake on top and add enough hot water to come to three-quarters up the side of the cake pan. Bake for 50 minutes or until set. Cool completely in the water before serving with cream.
This is a very rich cake with a mousse like consistency.