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Credit: Samantha Seneviratne

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 to 10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat the oven to 325°F. Butter a 9-inch springform pan with removable sides. Set a heatproof bowl over a pot of barely simmering water. Add the butter and the chocolate to the bowl and heat until melted and smooth, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Remove the butter mixture from the heat. Let cool slightly.

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  • Whisk 3/4 cup of the sugar into the butter mixture until smooth. Whisk in the egg yolks, salt, and vanilla. Fold in the flour.

  • In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer on medium until they are light and foamy. Add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and beat until stiff peaks form, about 3 minutes. Stir about 1/3 of the egg whites into the chocolate batter, then gently fold in the remaining whites.

  • Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and smooth the top. Sprinkle with the Snickers bars. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out with moist crumbs attached, 30 to 35 minutes. Transfer cake to a rack to cool completely. To serve, remove the pan sides and dust with cocoa powder.

Nutrition Facts

500 calories; fat 30g; saturated fat 16g; cholesterol 110mg; sodium 190mg; protein 7g; carbohydrates 59g; sugars 42g; fiber 2g; iron 2mg; calcium 34mg.
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