Sinfully Rich Dark Chocolate Cake
Recipe Type: Dessert, Baking, Chocolate
Serves: 8-10
A cake that releases all the essences of dark chocolate and cocoa of good quality. It’s perfect for an early autumn afternoon, accompanied by a hot drink.
  • 3 eggs
  • 150 g (5½ 0z) dark brown sugar
  • 300 g (10½ oz) rice flour
  • 15 g (½oz / ¼cup) organic baking powder
  • 150 g (5 ½ oz) dark chocolate 70% (gluten-free, if intolerant)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (gluten-free, if intolerant)
  • 125 ml (4 fl oz, ½ cup) rice milk at room temperature
  • 60 ml (2 fl oz, ¼ cup) extra virgin olive oil (or 80 ml- ¹/5 cup organic cold-pressed sunflower oil)
  • a pinch of salt
  1. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar. Combine the flour mixed with baking powder, stirring until dough is smooth.
  2. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler and add to the dough along with tablespoons unsweetened cocoa.
  3. Add the milk and oil, mixing the dough quickly.
  4. Whip the egg whites until stiff with a pinch of salt.
  5. Combine the egg whites to the mixture, using a spatula and stirring from the bottom up so that they do not disassemble.
  6. Place the baking paper and pour the mixture into the mold.
  7. Bake at 180° C (350°F/gas 4) for 25 minutes.
  8. The cake is ready when the surface cracks are formed but the inside remains soft.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at