Red wine chocolate cake


Total time: 1hr 45m
Preparation Time: 45m

Servings
For 12 piece


Nutritional Information

Contains 477 Kcal, 8g Protein, 47g Carbohydrates, 27g Fat


Ingredients

  • Chocolate
  • 200 g dark chocolate (85% cocoa)
  • Cake mixture
  • 230 g sugar
  • 140 g butter, soft
  • 1 dl red wine
  • 140 g ground almonds
  • 5 egg yolk
  • 50 g white flour
  • 140 g biscuits (e.g. Spekulatius), finely ground in a food processor
  • 5 egg white
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Red wine glaze
  • 2 dl red wine
  • 70 g icing sugar
  • Icing
  • 150 g dark chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • 50 g butter
  • Utensils
  • For a spring form tin 24 cm in diameter, greased

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Instructions

  • Chocolate

    Place the chocolate in a thin-sided bowl and suspend over a gently simmering bain-marie, ensuring that the bowl does not touch the water. Melt the chocolate.
  • Cake mixture

    Beat together the butter, sugar, egg yolks and red wine using the whisk on a hand mixer until the mixture is light and fluffy. Stir in the chocolate. Mix together the almonds, flour and biscuits and stir into the cake mixture. Beat the egg whites with the salt until stiff and fold into the mixture.
  • Bake

    For approx. 60 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 180°C. Remove the cake from the oven, allow to cool a little, prick all over with a wooden skewer.
  • Red wine glaze

    Combine the wine and icing sugar, pour over the warm cake, leave to stand for approx. 15 mins. then remove from the tin.
  • Icing

    Place the chocolate and butter in a thin-sided bowl and suspend over a gently simmering bain-marie, ensuring that the bowl does not touch the water. Melt the chocolate and stir until smooth. Pour the icing over the cake and leave to set.

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