Flourless Chocolate Cake for One | Sugar Free

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All the recipes that you have seen in the Bakeathon this month have either been made to treat my cousins, give to friends or colleagues, for my girls… In short, it was always for distribution. Don’t you think it is unfair if I don’t treat myself to something chocolaty when I have baked so much for everybody else? πŸ˜‰

 

Here comes in the Flourless Chocolate Cake, that will serve only one. Yes, only one person, and that was me. I can’t explain the process of how I had to sneak bake this and eat this in between a weekend cooking mess in the kitchen. Especially, chocolate has this nasty habit of leaving off its aroma as it bakes. So my sniffy Azza kept coming in and peeping into the oven – I didn’t turn the lights on! – “Ummi, is something baking?” And I would just do my “Mr. Bean” style gestures. I hope you get what I mean… πŸ˜€

 

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This cake is basically made with eggs, melted chocolate, butter, a little cocoa powder and flavoring. The fluffiness of the cake comes from beating the egg whites till stiff. I didn’t beat too much since I didn’t want to invite any attention into the kitchen. The batter comes together fairly quickly and since this is a small cake, it doesn’t need too much baking time. I felt I did bake it a little over but it really doesn’t matter!

 

I topped it with some kiwi slices, that was a part of my fruit allowance. I wish I could top with some whipped cream or even sweetened yogurt. πŸ˜€ But nevertheless, it was such a bliss to sit and eat this all by myself. HD had gone for the Jumuah prayers, the girls were busy with their showering and it was just “main aur meri tanhayi” (me and my loneliness) – ahem ahem! I stretched my legs on the couch, and enjoyed each and every spoonful of this blissful dessert. I even got time to wash the bowl and nobody had an inkling of what I ate without sharing! That is called victory! Hehe… Of course, the next agenda is baking a full flourless cake that we all can eat, but that’s for later, InShaAllah… Off to this simple recipe… πŸ™‚

 

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5 from 3 votes

Flourless Chocolate Cake for One | Sugar Free

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 1
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 30 gm Lindt 90 percent.
  • 10 gm butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp stevia
  • A pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees. Keep a small baking pan ready.
  • Melt the chocolate and butter in the microwave. Cool slightly.
  • Beat in the egg, cocoa powder, baking powder, stevia and salt.
  • In aΒ  clean bowl, whisk the egg white till fluffy and stiff. Fold into the chocolate batter. Pour into the pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Cool slightly. Serve with fruits.

 

Linking this up to Valli’s Bake-a-Thon 2018 event…

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  1. All the bakes were a gift ? Wow ! I am
    Glad you baked this treat for yourself , you definitely deserve it :))
    The flourless cake looks quite chocolatey to satisfy a chocolate craving . Good one ! Yes it’s the eggs that do the trick in this one .

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Hehe… yeah, when baking for the Bakeathon, I have to gift! Thank you so much Vaishali…

  2. Wooow this is too good!!so tempting will try ir soon

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Shazia…

  3. Tempting little dessert! I love these single serve desserts too!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Beulah…

  4. Woww, absolutely irresistible. Am just fallen in love with this flourless chocolate cake, just prefect to please my sweet tooth. Drooling here.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Priyaakka…

  5. It is such a great moment when we bake something for ourselves and have the time to enjoy that too. At first I used to feel guilty but we do need such treats once in a while. I have bookmarked this recipe to try. May be today itself. Looks absolutely delicious.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Gayathri…

  6. Why didn’t the poor girls get their share? You could have baked three, cakes for one. πŸ™‚
    I always have baked a cake for one using a microwave oven, This chocolate cake looks lovely.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… sometimes I can be selfish! πŸ˜‰ I would have done a microwave version had it not been the Bakeathon! Thank you so much Suma…

  7. The flourless bake is amazing and it’s a real treat .

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Nalini…

  8. Rafeeda, that’s a sinful experience and what a fantastic thing you finally made something for youself. The cake surely looks awesome..and I won’t mind some “main aur meri tanhayi moment with such a dessert..:))

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Valli for agreeing with me… πŸ™‚

  9. That’s such a an easy and healthy way to satisfying your chocolate carvings!!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Sharmila…

  10. Your me time single serving cake treat sounds nice. Well deserved break.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Varada…

  11. Very tempting flourless chocolate cake!! It’s good sometimes to be greedy!! and cook or bake something for just ourselves also. Well deserved treat!!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Swati…

  12. 5 stars
    A perfect treat for me today. I want that comforting bowl of chocolate cake now.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Renu…

  13. I do that too Rafeeda but rarely with desserts because I love to share the calories πŸ˜‰ But I totally understand the feeling of just enjoying the fruit of your work. That flourless chocolate cake looks and sounds absolutely sinful.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… since I can’t eat all desserts, I will eat what I can by myself and share the rest! πŸ˜‰ Thank you so much Pavani…

  14. I stopped twice while reading the recipe- “recipe for one” and “Lindt 90 percent” !! wow this is a wonderful cake to bake for myself sometimes… and my elder kid would love that 90% choco factor!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Wow, good to see a kid liking 90 percent, my girls run away at the sight of anything dark! Thank you so much Kalyani…

  15. 5 stars
    Haha! Loved your Mr Bean gesture. After gifting so many bakes, you deserved something for yourself. A guilt free healthy share

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Ritu…

  16. perfect treat for one!!! love how you have topped it with fruits, a lil sweetned yogurt would have added more magic!!
    sometimes i do this makign myself a paneerwala dish! though my elder one is a paneer fanatic, i strictly warn him that it is not for him!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      It is actually tough to treat yourself, especially when everybody is literally looking at your food! Thank you so much Priya…

  17. 5 stars
    This is very tasty. Will try it soon

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