Gateau au Chocolat
Melt chocolate in 3 T. water over low heat. Add sugar, then
butter. Remove from heat -- cool. Then add yolks. Then flour.
Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold in chocolate. Butter an 8"
square or round pyrex dish. Pour batter in it. Place pan in larger
pan. Fill larger pan with hot water to within 1" of top of cake pan.
Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.
6 oz. German sweet chocolate (for Pesach substitute semisweet chocolate)
1/2 cup sugar
1 stick unsalted butter or margarine
6 eggs, separated
1/3 cup flour (for Pesach substitute matzo cake meal)
Melt chocolate over low heat with water. Remove from heat.
Add butter. When cake is cool, unmold and pour glaze over it. (you
probably will have to spread it with a knife.)
4 oz. German sweet chocolate
1 tsp. butter
3 T. water
Keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.
Decorate when cold using paper strips or a doily and 10x sugar.
Can be doubled for a 9" x 13" pan.
May also substitute pareve margarine for the butter. For the powdered
sugar, may combine caster (superfine) sugar with a little potato starch
in a food processor or blender.