Pistachio Cakes with Dark Chocolate Glaze
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Recipe Type: Cake, Dessert, Baking
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 10-12 cakes
 
The pistachio nut is one of the pearls of Sicilian cuisine. Let their unique color and flavor enrich a simple cake recipe topped with a rich chocolate glaze.
Ingredients
  • 2 large eggs
  • 75 g (3 oz) raw sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 100 ml (3½ fl oz) plain yogurt
  • 80 ml (3 fl oz) mild extra virgin olive oil (or 100 ml (3½ fl oz) organic cold-pressed sunflower oil)
  • 200 g (7 oz) white Kamut flour (or Farro, Brown rice flour), sifted
  • 15 g (½oz) organic baking powder
  • 100 g (3½ oz) Sicilian pistachio flour
For the glaze
  • 100 g (3½ oz) dark chocolate 70%
  • 50 g (2 oz) Gianduja chocolate
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Beat the eggs with sugar and sea salt, then add the yogurt and oil. Add the sifted flour, baking powder and pistachio flour, stirring quickly. Pour the mixture into cups and bake for 15 minutes. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler and pour on the cakes.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at http://honestcooking.com/pistachio-cakes-dark-chocolate-glaze/