Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Yield:
16 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 pound butter
  • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier
  • 11 eggs yolks
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 11 egg whites, beaten until stiff
  • 2 cups warm white chocolate sauce

Directions

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Butter and flour a 12-inch springform pan. In a double boiler, over medium heat, melt the chocolate and butter together. Stir in the Grand Marnier. Remove from the heat and cool to room temperature. In an electric mixer, on medium speed, beat the egg yolks until pale yellow and ribbon like, about 6 to 8 minutes. During the last 2 minutes, add the sugar in a steady stream. With the machine running slowly add the chocolate mixture and blend until all of the chocolate is incorporated. Fold in the stiff each whites. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Place the pan on the rack, in the center of the oven. Bake the cake for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until the center of the cake comes out clean with a toothpick. Remove the cake from the oven and place on a wire rack. Cool the cake for 15 minutes. Remove the sides of the pan and cool completely. Invert the cake onto a serving plate. The cake can be served warm or can be placed in the refrigerator and chilled. Slice the cake into 16 slices and serve the cake with the white chocolate sauce, whipped cream and mint.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Molten Chocolate Cakes with Raspberry Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Brian Boitano

Cake Batter Blondie Bars

Recipe courtesy of Dorothy Kern

Chocolate Cake

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

How to Live to 100

7:30am | 6:30c

How to Live to 100

8:30am | 7:30c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unique Sweets

2:30pm | 1:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

3:30pm | 2:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

4:30pm | 3:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

5:30pm | 4:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

6:30pm | 5:30c

Top 5 Restaurants

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight
8pm | 7c
8:30pm | 7:30c
9pm | 8c
9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c
12am | 11c
12:30am | 11:30c
1am | 12c
1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c