Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

by Milena Meneghin, chef/owner at Agriturismo Il Talento Nella Quiete near Lake Como in Lombardy

You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Piedmont and other regions!

Ingredients for 8 people:

  • 200 grams (7 ounces) of 70% dark chocolate
  • 100 grams (7 Tbsp) of butter
  • 4 eggs (separated into yolks and whites)
  • 130 grams (2/3 cup) of sugar
  • 1 Tbsp of potato flour



  • Melt chocolate and butter over medium heat
  • Stir in the 4 egg yolks, sugar and potato flour
  • Beat the egg whites until they are glossy and fluffy, then fold into the mixture
  • Pour mixture into a cake pan lined with parchment paper
  • Bake for 40 minutes starting from an unheated oven at 340F
  • Remove, cool and serve


Buon appetito!

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