Flourless Pecan Chocolate Cake, MOM’S CRAZY COOKING CHALLENGE

When I first found out about this month’s challenge, chocolate cake, I was so disappointed. I was debating with myself, if I wanted to participate or not. Was it worth suffering though the chocolate cake for participation in a great challenge or not? I decided to endure the torture of making and then eating a chocolate cake!…..Any one buying this??  NO??? Oh well….
CHOCOLATE CAKE -YES PLEASE!!!

It really didn’t take me too long to find the cake I wanted to make. This recipe intrigues me right away and I made it that same night! I was very excited to try this unusual combination of flavors. Chocolate and cinnamon turned out to go perfectly together! I found this recipe at Fahrenheit 350. He blog makes me drool every time I visit it. She must know that I have a weakness for sweets because she just keeps posting the most wonderful desserts! Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe!!

Ingredients:
10 tablespoons butter
6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate
3 oz unsweet chocolate
4 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup ground pecans
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350 and lightly grease  an 8″ springform pan
1. Melt chocolate and butter together until smooth

2. In an large mixing bow, whisk eggs and sugar until frothy. Stir in the vanilla extract.
3. Stir in melted chocolate and butter, slowly, stirring constantly.

4. Add the ground pecans and cinnamon, stir until well combined.

5. Pour the pan, cover outside of pan with foil and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Enjoy!!! 

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Comments

  1. The cake looks amazing! It would be perfect for V-Day!

    ~Mrs. Delightful
    ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

  2. OMG where is my piece?:)

  3. I’ve been wanting to make a flourless cake and with pecans? We Georgia girls put pecans in/on everything we can! This looks wonderful!

  4. Sounds rich and wonderful!

  5. This sounds so good, and looks so pretty! I love the pecans! Yum!

  6. Wow that looks so good! I love flourless chocolate cake. Sinfully fudgy!!

  7. This looks fantastic. Just in time for Valentine’s Day. We have an awesome hearty beef casserole. Come on over and visit us! We have some good news we are sharing today!

  8. well it is a good thing you were willing to suffer for this, it looks so good;p

  9. Come share this fabulous recipe at my Famous Linkz Party!!
    -Heather
    @ http://www.made-famous-by.com

  10. Looks wonderful, I adore flourless cakes and the addition of cinnamon, yum!

    If you haven’t already, I’d love for you to check out my Crazy Cooking Challenge entry: Double Chocolate Meyer Lemon Mousse Cake

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

  11. This looks so tasty. I have yet to do a flourless cake. I must try one soon cuz this just looks so darn good.

  12. This looks like an awesome cake, Lubya. Thanks for sharing and hope you have a wonderful week!
    Miz Helen
    #7

  13. I love the addition of the nuts in this. Next time I make a flourless cake, I am going to stick some in!

  14. Love everything about this! That it’s flourless, the pecans, the choc drizzle, and the cherry on top. I want!

    http://steaknpotatoeskindagurl.blogspot.com/2012/02/chocolate-carrot-cake-crazy-cooking.html

  15. Yum I wish I had some of this right now, my mouth is watering!

  16. No flour in cake? What an idea!

  17. I love the addition of cinnamon to chocolate :)

  18. I love this! We just posted our very first Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday Link Party and we would LOVE for you to stop by and link this up! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2012/02/kitchen-fun-and-crafty-friday-link.html

  19. I love flourless recipes!! And as a new follower I would have bought the debate on chocolate as I am not a huge fan of chocolate cakes. My son on the other hand…. :)

    found you through It’s a Keeper!

  20. I should NOT be looking at this when I’m hungry! Wow, this looks amazing : )

  21. That looks yummy!! Jen #79

  22. I’ve loved flour-less chocolate cake since a friend made me one for my birthday but I’ve never made one. I think this might be the one! I’ve been looking for a valentines ay dessert and I think I found it.

    Found you via A Vision to Remember , And I Pinned it!

    http://chickenscratchny.blogspot.com

  23. Hope you have a wonderful week and a special Valentine Day. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!
    Miz Helen


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