Zero Belly Cookbook's Flourless Chocolate Cake

Try this yummy recipe to keep you on track with your weight-loss resolution this year.

PHOTO: ABC News Nutrition & Wellness Editor David Zinczenkos Zero Belly Cookbook provides over 150 easy-to-make recipes.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • Olive oil spray
  • 6 oz semisweet chocolate (chips or bar)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (non-alkalized)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • Fresh berries for garnish
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 350°F

    Lightly spray a 7-inch tart pan with a removable bottom, or a 7- or 8-inch springform pan with olive oil spray. Line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper and spray the paper.

    Melt the chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat together with the maple syrup. Once melted, add the sugar and stir until dissolved, about 2 minutes.

    Take the saucepan off the heat and whisk in the eggs one at a time.

    Sift the cocoa powder with a sieve and whisk into the egg and chocolate mixture. Make sure there are no lumps. Add the vanilla and the salt and mix well.

    Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes of until firm to the touch.

    Transfer the cake pan to a cooling rack to rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.

    Cut the cake into 8 slices, garnish with fresh berries, and serve warm or at room temperature.

    Per serving: 220 calories / 9 g fat / 37 g carb / 2 g fiber / 5 g protein

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: olive oil, semisweet chocolate, maple syrup, granulated sugar, eggs, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, kosher salt

    Course: Dessert

    More Recipes You May Like
    Flourless Chocolate Cake with Hazelnut Ganache
    This is an Indulgent Experience!
    Chocolate Fantasy Cake
    Emeril's Flourless Chocolate Cake
    Emeril Lagasse's Flourless Chocolate and Almond Cake
    Sheer decadence. Serve with whipped cream and raspberries and enjoy!
    Zero Belly Cookbook's Eggs Benedict
    Try this yummy recipe to keep you on your weight-loss resolution track.
    Connie Guttersen's Flourless Chocolate Cake
    Indulge in This Delicious and Rich Dessert
    Emeril's Flourless Chocolate Cake
    Say Happy Valentine's Day With This Sweet Dessert
    Clinton Street Baking Company's Flourless Chocolate Cake
    Recipe Courtesy Clinton Street Baking Company
    Zero Belly Cookbook's Spicy Popcorn
    Try this yummy recipe to keep you on track of your weight-loss resolution this year