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Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Flourless Chocolate Tiramisu Cake - Wednesday 15 August 2012

B: 3 rashers of bacon and a fried egg.
L: 3 slices of spam with salad
D:  Braised steak, 2 sausages, cauliflower, swede mash, cabbage & sprouts.   Blueberries & cream

Flourless Chocolate Tiramisu Cake

2 tsp butter                                                                     1/2 cup of sugar (optional0
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder                            1/2 cup sour cream
4 eggs                                                                              1 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 cup of ground hazelnuts.                                        2 tsp instant coffee

Preheat oven to 350F

Prepare a 8 or 9 inch springform pan with butter  and 1tbsp cocoa powder.

Using an electric mixer, beat eggs until fluffy and light.  In another bowl, combine remaining cocao powder, hazelnuts, sugar, sour cream, vanilla and coffee.   Carefully fold into beaten egg mixture.  Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 30 mins or until cake is dry on top.  Cool until warm.  Loosen the edges of the cake with a knife, and remove the sides of pan.

For a plain chocolate cake omit the coffee.

12g Carbs per serving.   Serves 12.                 

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