Low carb keto flourless chocolate cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12
Calories: 295kcal
Author: Lisa | Low Carb Yum
A dense flourless cake for those following a low carb keto diet. It's a simple chocolate dessert that only requires five common ingredients.
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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup low carb sweetener
  • 12 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 2/3 cup butter or ghee, cut into tablespoon size pieces
  • 4 large eggs
  • boiling water

Instructions

  • Line bottom of 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper.
  • In small pot, heat water, salt, and Swerve over medium heat until salt and sweetener are dissolved.
  • Melt baking chocolate in double boiler or microwave.
  • Mix melted chocolate and butter in large bowl with electric mixer.
  • Beat in the hot water mixture.
  • Add in egg, one at a time, beating well after adding each.
  • Pour mix into prepared springform pan. Wrap outside well with foil.
  • Place springform pan in larger cake pan and add boiling water to the outside pan about 1 inch deep.
  • Bake cake in water bath for 45 minutes at 350°F. Remove and cool slightly on wire rack.
  • Chill cake overnight in refrigerator. Then remove side of springform pan.

Nutrition

Serving: 73g | Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 9% | Vitamin C: 0% | Calcium: 4% | Iron: 29%

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