No Bake Dark Chocolate Gateau

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No Bake Dark Chocolate Gateau
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 12 h. 30 min.
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Healthy, because

Even smarter

This dessert is not only delicious, but it is also easy to make! Dark chocolate is an excellent source of antioxidants, which protects your body against free radicals and may help reduce the risk of heart disease.

Try topping this dessert with fresh berries to add more color and flavor!

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How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggElderflower

Ingredients

for
8
Ingredients
1 ⅔ cups
Chocolate nut Cookie (crushed to crumbs)
½ cup
3 ½ cups
plain Dark chocolate (80% cocoa solids, chopped)
2 tablespoons
2
eggs (beaten)
4
egg yolks (beaten)
2 cups
heavy cream
0.333 cup
To decorate

Preparation steps

1.

Grease a deep 8-9" springform tin and line the base with non-stick baking paper.

2.
Mix together the biscuit crumbs and butter and press into the base of the tin.
3.
Melt the chocolate in a large heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering (not boiling) water. Allow to cool slightly.
4.
Gradually whisk in the elderflower liqueur, eggs and yolks until blended.
5.
Whisk the cream and icing sugar until thick. Fold into the chocolate mixture until well mixed.
6.

Pour into the tin and tap on a hard surface to release any air bubbles. Cover with cling film and chill overnight.

7.
Remove from the tin and sift a layer of cocoa powder over the top. Decorate with elderflowers