OMG!!! This is the best chocolate cake ever! I LOVE chocolate and this cake is definitely for those who absolutely love chocolate. Before making this I read the reviews and got a bit worried about some sickeningly sweet taste this cake might have. But the result was awesomely surprising! The cake tasted just like a big, yummy, scrumptious truffle! Chilling this cake before serving is a must, it makes a huge difference in how the cake tastes and the texture of it. My husband said it tastes best the day after it is baked and I do agree. The first time I made it, I added whipped cream, as other reviews suggested. But after taking a bite, I realized that what I should have done was simply sprinkle cocoa powder on top, no glazing, no topping, no ice cream, nothing at all except cocoa powder. Making this the second time around, I just loved this cake: it tasted just like the truffles I usually buy at the store. Another suggestion is to make the extra effort and bake this in a water bath, just like the recipe suggests. The cake does bake fine when you just stick the pan in the oven, but it does not raise uniformly and you end up with quite a messy looking cake. The water bath helps it bake more evenly. Other comments: I really did not notice a difference when making the cake with 6 eggs or 3 eggs and 3 whites. You will need 18 oz. of bittersweet chocolate (or a bit over 500 grams), do not get confused when reading the ingredients.
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OMG!!! This is the best chocolate cake ever! I LOVE chocolate and this cake is definitely for...