- 350g plain chocolate
- 375g butter
- 6 eggs
- 150g egg yolks
- 125g sugar
- 125g flour
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper
- Break up the chocolate and place it and the butter in a heatproof bowl over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir occasionally until melted, then remove from heat. Grease and line a 30cm x 20cm x 4cm tray with baking parchment.
- Beat the eggs, yolks and sugar together for about 1 minute until fluffy. Sift the flour and cayenne together.
- Stir the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and then fold in the sifted flour. Pour the cake mixture into the tray and spread out evenly.
- Bake on shelf level 3 on Steam setting 2 at 150°C for 25 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
Remove from oven, leave to cool, then dust with icing sugar and cut into squares.
The left-over chocolate can be chopped into small pieces and added to the dough along with nuts, raisains or crystallised ginger.