Flourless 72% Dark Chocolate & Navel Orange Olive Oil Cake

Flourless 72% Dark Chocolate & Navel Orange Olive Oil Cake


5 oz quality bittersweet chocolate
1/3 cup + 1 tbs. Midtown Olive Oil Navel Orange Olive Oil
1/2 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
A pinch of sea salt


Preheat oven to 375°F
Grease an 8-inch round baking pan with a teaspoon of navel orange olive oil. Line bottom with a round of parchment paper and grease the paper with remaining olive oil.
In a double boiler melt finely chopped chocolate with navel orange agrumato olive oil. Remove from heat and whisk  in the sea salt and sugar. Add eggs one at a time whisking well after each addition. Sift the cocoa powder over the chocolate and whisk until just combined. 
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in middle of oven for 20-23 minutes, or until top has formed a thin crust. Cool cake in pan on a rack 5 minutes and invert onto a serving plate. Drizzle cake with a small amount of navel orange EVOO or dust cake with additional cocoa powder and serve with tangerine sorbet, whipped cream, or vanilla gelato.  
Serves 8-10
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