Ree Drummond makes a light flourless version of her classic chocolate cake recipe which is a total hit. The pioneer woman star even skips the frosting and it’s still a delicious and decadent dessert.
Ree Drummond made the flourless chocolate cake recipe for her birthday
Drummond made the flourless chocolate cake recipe on an episode of The pioneer woman dedicated to his birthday.
“It’s my birthday, so as a treat, I’m making some of my all-time favorite recipes and testing them out on social media,” she explained. The Food Network host celebrated the occasion by creating “lighter versions of some of my most classic and treasured recipes.”
Since cake is a birthday staple, she created a flourless version of her traditional chocolate cake. “I’m rearranging my birthday chocolate cake,” Drummond noted. “It’s flourless and it’s fabulous.”
How to Make Ree Drummond’s Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake
Drummond explained that chocolate cake is a family birthday tradition. “Every time a member of the Drummond family has a birthday, we always bake the same decadent chocolate cake,” she explained. “Well, since it’s my birthday, I decided to take a lighter spin on the old classic. It’s a flourless chocolate cake.
She melted butter and semi-sweet chocolate in a saucepan, stirring the mixture every 45 seconds to prevent it from burning.
In the mixer, she combined the sugar, brown sugar and eggs and beat the mixture until it was pale in color. She reduced the mixer speed to low and added cocoa powder, vanilla extract and salt, then drizzled the mixture with cooled chocolate. The pioneer woman star poured the batter into a greased springform pan, banged it on the counter to release any air bubbles, and baked the cake in a 325 degree Fahrenheit oven for 50 minutes.
She let the cake cool completely and chilled it in the refrigerator for a few hours. Drummond placed the cake on a tray and, rather than frosting, opted for a quick and beautiful topping – powdered sugar.
“It makes it look so pretty,” she said. “And it doesn’t have all the calories that frosting brings that I usually put on a chocolate cake.”
The full recipe is available on the Food Network website.
‘The Pioneer Woman’ star’s chocolate cake gets rave reviews
Drummond’s Flourless Chocolate Cake gets rave reviews on the Food Network site, with many praising the foolproof recipe.
“Infallible and so impressive! Great recipe,” one reviewer shared. “I’ve used it many times, always to rave reviews!”
Another person commented, “I have tried several flourless chocolate cake recipes. It’s foolproof and delicious. I serve it with ganache, whipped cream and raspberries. Perfect and elegant.”
“Delicious! Top with a scoop of ice cream or a few berries and just perfection. Fun to make,” noted another reviewer. “This will be a go-to recipe from now on.”
One reviewer said, “This is the most delicious chocolate cake you will ever eat. Don’t worry about it being flourless because you may never want another floury cake!
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