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If you like margaritas than you'll love this flourless chocolate cake recipe that features a hint of citrus in the batter and the cream topping. In addition to the amazing flavors in this dessert, flourless cake recipes are the perfect gluten-free treat!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Flourless Chocolate Lime Cake

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, line bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper, and butter sides of pan.

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  • Melt chocolate and butter together either in a heatproof bowl suspended over a saucepan of simmering water or in a microwave 30 seconds at a time until melted. Set aside to cool slightly.

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  • With electric mixer, beat eggs and sugar together until about tripled in volume, pale, and mousse-like.

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  • Mix almond meal with the cocoa powder. Gently fold into egg mixture, followed by the slightly cooled chocolate mixture. Fold in lime zest and juice.

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  • Pour and scrape into prepared pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes. The cake will be just firm on top but still have a bit of wobble underneath.

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  • Remove from oven. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack. Once slightly cool, drape a clean kitchen towel over cake to stop it from getting too crusty, though a cracked and cratered surface is to be expected.

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  • When completely cool, loosen cake edges from pan using a metal spatula or knife. Unmold and dust with confectioner's sugar. Serve with Margarita Cream. Makes 6 servings and leftovers.

Nutrition Facts (Flourless Chocolate Lime Cake)

497 calories; 38 g total fat; 20 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 188 mg cholesterol; 46 mg sodium. 153 mg potassium; 38 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 32 g sugar; 8 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 826 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 61 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Margarita Cream

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  • Stir lime juice, tequila, and triple sec or Cointreau together in a large bowl. Whisk in the confectioner's sugar and let it dissolve in the liquid.

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  • Whip heavy cream in a separate bowl until it holds its shape. Whisk in the margarita mixture and keep whisking until mixture is light and aerated. Serve immediately with the Flourless Chocolate Lime Cake. Makes 6 (1/4-cup) servings and leftovers.

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