Chocolate eggplant cake from Napoli. This is a very healthy alternative for holiday festivities. This is a very rich chocolate dessert that doesn’t sit heavy on the stomach. There is no butter, cream or eggs! Just eggplant, cacao and almonds. A perfect dessert for health conscious gourmets!
1 or 2 eggplants
500 g sugar
200 g dark chocolate
100 cacao (bitter)
100 g pine nuts
550 ml water
100 g almonds
100 g candied citron (candied fruit)
50 g flour
Peel and slice the eggplants and place in a dish, and press them with a heavy weight (you can use a dish full of water). Leave them overnight. The next day, dry the eggplant slices and fry them in soy or peanut oil. Place them on a paper towel to absorb grease.
In a pot, melt the sugar with the water, and then add the...