Flourless Orange Chocolate Cake with Walnuts

Flourless Orange Chocolate Cake with Walnuts

Happy National Cake Day! This fudge-like cake is gluten free and can be made up to two days ahead of time!

Thank you Incredible Egg for the recipe!

  • Yield: 12 servings

  • Prep time: 15 minutes

  • Cook time: 30 min

  • Total time: 45 minutes


Dry Ingredients

  • 6 Braswell Family Farms egg (large), beaten, room temperature

  • 3/4 cup walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 tsp. salt

  • 1 tsp.freshly grated orange peel

  • Whipped cream and additional orange peel for garnish

*Remember to check the labels of all ingredients to ensure they are gluten-free.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 

  2. Coat bottom of 9-inch round baking pan with cooking spray. Line bottom with waxed or parchment paper; spray paper. Spread walnuts in bottom of pan.

  3. Place chocolate and butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute, stirring every 30 seconds. Microwave in additional 15-second intervals, stirring after each interval, until almost melted. Cool slightly, stirring occasionally until smooth.

  4. Stir sugar and salt into chocolate mixture. Add eggs, liqueur and orange peel; mix well. Pour over nuts in  pan.

  5. Bake in 350°F oven until center springs back when lightly touched and side of cake begins to pull away from pan, 30 to 35 minutes. (Edge of cake rises higher than center.) Cool on wire rack 5 minutes. Loosen side of cake with a thin knife; invert onto serving plate. Remove pan and waxed paper.

  6. Garnished with whipped cream and orange peel, if desired.