Orange Flourless Chocolate Cake For The Reagan Family

8
Servings
9m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 9m
Ready In


"Roland Mesnier with Christian Malard. All the Presidents' Pastries: Twenty-Five Years in the White House"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (397.6 g)
  • Calories 758.4
  • Total Fat - 45.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 21.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 819.9 mg
  • Sodium - 161.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 77.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.1 g
  • Sugars - 66.4 g
  • Protein - 17.5 g
  • Calcium - 234.9 mg
  • Iron - 3.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 93.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

Step 2

Butter and flour a 10-inch (25-cm) round cake pan.

Step 3

Line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper, then butter and flour the parchment paper.

Step 4

Melt the chocolate over a double boiler.

Step 5

Stir the butter into the chocolate to melt, and stir until smooth.

Step 6

Remove from the double boiler and whisk the sugar and orange zest into the chocolate mixture.

Step 7

Add the eggs and egg yolks and whisk well.

Step 8

Sift the cocoa powder over the chocolate mixture and whisk the batter until totally smooth.

Step 9

Pour the batter into the pan and bake for approximately 35 to 40 minutes, or until the top has formed a good crust.

Step 10

Cool the cake in the pan on a rack for 10 minutes.

Step 11

Invert the cake onto a serving platter.

Step 12

Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve with candied orange peel and vanilla ice cream.

Tips & Variations


  • Double boiler