Time: 1 ¼ hours
6 eggs, room temperature
2/3 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¾ cup all-purpose flour
¼ cup cocoa powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ cup butter, melted and cooled
2/3 cup heavy cream
1 cup dark chocolate, chopped
1.To make the cake, mix the eggs, sugar and vanilla in the bowl of your stand mixer for 5-7 minutes until triple in volume.
2.Fold in the flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder using a wooden spoon or spatula, being careful not to deflate the eggs.
3.Gradually fold in the melted butter.
4.Pour the batter in a 10-inch cake pan lined with baking paper and bake in the preheated oven at 350F for 35-40 minutes.
5.Allow to cool in the pan then transfer on a platter.
6.For the ganache, bring the cream to the boiling point then remove from heat and stir in the chocolate. Mix until melted and smooth then allow to cool completely.
7.Spoon the ganache over the cake and serve right away.
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