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Flourless Chocolate Cake recipe

Lil' Luna
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.
5 from 17 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 379 kcal


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


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


  • Line a round 8" cake pan with parchment paper and spray with non-stick spray. Set aside. Preheat oven to 375°.
  • 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.
  • Whisk the sugar and vanilla into the chocolate mixture. Add the three eggs and whisk till well blended. Stir in the cocoa powder.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or till toothpick comes out clean. 
  • 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.


  • Combine butter and chocolate chips in a glass bowl. Microwave for 1-3 minutes or till melted, stirring every 30 seconds.
  • Spread glaze over cake. Let sit for several hours till chocolate sets. 
  • Serve cake as is, or with fresh berries, whipped cream, or ice cream.


Recipe inspired by King Arthur Flour.


Calories: 379kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 4gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 139mgPotassium: 259mgFiber: 3gSugar: 26gVitamin A: 495IUCalcium: 37mgIron: 2.8mg
Keyword Flourless Chocolate Cake
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