G. T. Cake

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  • Prep

    25 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 10 m
Sarah and Annette
Recipe by  Sarah and Annette

“For good times, but not for the faint at heart; extremely rich and dense chocolate cake.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch springform pan



  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and 1/8 cup sugar. Press into the bottom and 1 inch up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. In saucepan, cook and stir chocolate and whipping cream over low heat until chocolate is melted. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside.
  4. In a separate large bowl combine eggs, 3/4 cup sugar and flour. Beat for ten minutes, until fluffy and lemon colored. Fold 1/4 of egg mixture in chocolate mixture to lighten; then fold chocolate mixture back into egg mixture. Pour into crust lined pan.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 45 minutes, or until puffed around edges and halfway into the middle. Cool in pan for 20 minutes. Remove sides of springform pan. Allow to cool completely.

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I was very disappointed in this cake. The layer on top was hard. I had planned on taking it to a carry in, but had to scrap it and whip up something else.



A harsh disappointment. I was excited to taste this "truffle like, rich, great cake" and after spending over $15 for the ingredients (I used some good quality chocolate) I must say I was disheartened. The middle took a lot longer to set and the the whole cake hardened on the outside layer and I ended up taking it off and discarding it. It did not taste very rich at all and I did NOT like it with a graham cracker crust. I would suggest using a shortbread crust. It is dense, though so grab your glass of milk...you're going to need it! But that's a good thing. I will keep searching for something richer.



This is so delicious! That's probably why it's in the Better Homes and Gardens cookbook, but under another name. . . all the same, worth having once a year (that's about how often a heart can take it!).

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Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 453 cal
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 27.1 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs
  • 50.1 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 143 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 155 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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