Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: about a 3/4-inch slice
    • Calories: 162
    • Fat: 11g
    • Saturated Fat: 4g
    • Cholesterol: 1mg
    • Sodium: 81mg
    • Carbohydrates: 17g
    • Fiber: 1g
    • Protein: 2g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe Video

Heart Healthy Recipe Diabetes Recipe Gluten Free Recipe

Here’s a delicious, gluten-free cake that’s good for everyone. With this healthy recipe, a small slice of rich, decadent flourless chocolate cake will satisfy your sweet tooth.


    • 1 stick (1/2 cup) trans fat free margarine
    • 4 oz fine-quality dark chocolate, chopped
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 3 egg whites
    • 1 Tbsp canola oil
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 Tbsp confectioners sugar, for sprinkling


    • Preheat oven to 375° and lightly coat an 8-inch round baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line bottom with a round of wax paper or parchment paper. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave margarine and chocolate on high for 20 seconds, stir, and continue to microwave at 20-second intervals until melted. Remove from microwave and whisk mixture until smooth.

    • Whisk granulated sugar into chocolate mixture. Add egg whites, oil and vanilla and whisk well. Sift cocoa powder over chocolate mixture and whisk until just combined.

    • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in middle of oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until top has formed a thin crust. Cool cake in pan on a rack for 5 minutes. Turn onto a serving plate.

    • Dust cake with confectioners sugar.

    • (After being cooled completely, cake keeps in an airtight container for 1 week.) 

Yield: 12 servings

Nut Allergy: If you have an allergy to nuts or nut products, read the packaging, labels, warnings and directions for all ingredients in this recipe to determine whether the non-nut ingredients in this recipe were manufactured in a plant that processes nut products. We recommend that you do not solely rely on our information. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer.

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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