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Flourless Chocolate Cake recipe

The BEST Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe. This Simple, Smooth And Fudgy Cake Is Sure To Get Rave Reviews And Is A Great Cake To Add To Your Favorite Go-To Desserts.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 379 kcal
Author on lilluna.com


  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup high quality semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup cocoa


  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 2/3 cup high quality semi sweet chocolate chips


  1. Line a round 8" cake pan with parchment paper and spray with non-stick spray. Set aside. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Melt butter in a large glass bowl in the microwave. Add the chocolate chips and let sit for 3-4 minutes. Stir together till chips melt, adding additional cooking time if needed. Let cool for 5 minutes.

  3. Whisk the sugar and vanilla into the chocolate mixture. Add the three eggs and whisk till well blended. Stir in the cocoa powder.

  4. Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or till toothpick comes out clean. 

  5. Let cake cool in pan for about 10 minutes, then invert onto a cooling rack. Immediately flip right side up onto another cooling rack. Cool completely.


  1. Combine butter and chocolate chips in a glass bowl. Microwave for 1-3 minutes or till melted, stirring every 30 seconds.

  2. Spread glaze over cake. Let sit for several hours till chocolate sets. 

  3. Serve cake as is, or with fresh berries, whipped cream, or ice cream.

Recipe Notes

Recipe inspired by King Arthur Flour.

Nutrition Facts
Flourless Chocolate Cake recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 379 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 259mg7%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 495IU10%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.