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Scott and I are currently snowed in. DC kind of shuts down after 2-3 inches of snow so now that we’re at 4-5 inches, the city is dead. We’re holed up here with our cats and this flourless chocolate cake. Scott has already had two pieces for breakfast, so I’d say it’s definitely dude-approved.

Last weekend we went to a restaurant in Annapolis that apparently had the most amazing flourless chocolate cake. I know this because I heard people talking about it when I was eavesdropping on their conversation (what? Like you don’t do that in restaurants?). I wasn’t in the mood for sweets, and knew it would be full of sugar and other questionable ingredients so I didn’t order it and figured I could make it myself at home.

It’s already flourless so I didn’t have to worry about the gluten component, but most recipes called for sugar and vegetable oil. Two things I definitely don’t eat, so I made my own. And it turned out pretty damn good.

Oh! And the caramel sauce is amazing. I love it a lot. It separated a bit in the pictures, but it still tastes awesome.

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

Ingredients:

  • Preheat oven to 300 and whip out a big bowl for all of the ingredients.
  • Add the eggs and honey to the bowl.
  • Over very low, melt the coconut oil and chocolate.
  • Add the cacao and vanilla to a bowl.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Once the coconut oil and chocolate are melted, slowly pour in while stirring.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, then refrigerate until set. At least 1 hour.

You can find the caramel recipe here. Really, it’s so good.

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