Chocolate Cake With Grand Marnier
Plus 2 tbsp unsalted butter
Grand Marnier (orange,
Chocolate Cake with Grand Marnier
Melt chocolate and butter in double boiler. Set aside to cool slightly. Beat yolks and 1 c sugar until smooth; stir in vanilla, Grand Marnier and lemon juice. Blend in chocolate mixture.
Beat egg whites in large mixer bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1/2 c sugar; beating until stiff peaks form. Stir 1 c of whites into chocolate mixture, then fold in remaining whites.
Pour batter into greased and floured 10 or 12 inch springform pan.
Bake in preheated 250 oven 2 1/2 hours. (That's what is says, two and one-half hours.) Cool completely on rack before removing pan.
Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar. Serve with whipped cream. Serves 10 to 12.