This was created by Barb Goldstein from a low carb site. It is very rich and chocolatey and would make a special treat for Valentine's day. The main sweetener is splenda and not sugar, and it contains no flour. If you can spare the carbs, top with whipped cream and berries.
- add 3 large eggs
- add 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- add 4 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
- add 2 cups Splenda sugar substitute
- add 1/2 cup butter
- add 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
- Preheat oven to 375*.
- Grease 8" inch round cake pan, and cut 8" parchment or wax paper round to fit inside, grease the top of the paper.
- Microwave chocolate and butter on high one minute at a time until melted.
- Whisk until smooth, then add vanilla, and set aside to cool for a few minutes.
- Add eggs, one at a time and beat well.
- Add splenda, incorporating until melted in.
- Sift in cocoa powder and mix lightly.
- Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in the center of the oven for 20 minutes unil a light crust is formed around the edges.
- Cool on rack for 5 minutes.
- Losen cake around the edges with a knife and invert on serving plate.
- Cool completely before serving.
- Can top with powdered splenda or whipped cream.