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Chocolate Decadence Cake-is a delicious recipe and a quite lengthy one but this is totally worth all the effort and time that goes into it.The result will be a super rich tasting, very chocolaty, smooth, mousse-like moist cake with an optional Candied Orange Peel garnish.(recipe included if desired). This will become the best chocolate cake you have ever had. It is named Decadence for a reason! It is a show stopper that everyone will rave over. It is much healthier also than the original recipe. Low in fat, low in calories, low in carbohydrates low in cholesterol, low in sodium, Heart-Healthy and a WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Birthdays or any special event will be well suited for this cake. Makes 12 servings. Chocolate Decadence Cake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 to 40 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: (2 hours minimum to overnight).
Non-Stick cooking spray
(7 oz) 60-70% bittersweet chocolate,
finely chopped (about 1-1/3 cups)
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2/3 cup + 1/4 cup granulated sugar,
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup skim or 2% milk
2 large egg yolks,
at room temperature*
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 large egg whites, at room temperature
1/8 tsp cream of tartar
TIP* To bring an egg to room temperature, submerge it (in the shell) in a bowl of
lukewarm (not hot) water for 5 minutes.
Candied Orange Peel Ingredients: (optional)
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water