OK so, let's face it, the vast majority of us are now in the midst of our panic Christmas diet, giving ourselves just a matter of weeks to squeeze into that little black dress we long to wear at the Christmas party. But fair's fair, we all deserve a treat now and again don't we? So, why not have your cake and eat it with this temptingly tasty flourless chocolate cake from Scandinavia?
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup milk
1/3 cup ground almonds
7/8 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
4 eggs, separated
1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a nine inch cake tin
2 Melt the chocolate with the butter and milk
3 Beat the egg yolks with half of the sugar
4 Fold in the melted butter and chocolate mixture
5 Fold in the ground almonds and baking powder
6 Beat egg whites until frothy and gradually add the remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form
7 Fold the beaten egg whites into the rest of the mixture
9 Put the mixture in the tin and bake at 350 degrees for around 40 minutes
If this yummy treat has given you a taste for all things Scandinavian, why not take a look at The Mighty Fine Company's amazing range of breaks in this beautiful part of the world?