Chocolate and soft fruit cake

2014-04-30
  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 55m
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You have visits and want to surprise? Serve this cake with a delicious combination of chocolate and soft fruit.

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chocolate powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 2 tablespoons soft fruit jam
  • 200 ml / (3/4 cup and 1 1/2 tablespoons) heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • Soft fruit for garnish

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a round cake pan (25 x 6 centimeters / (9 3/4 x 2 1/3 inches)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg and the sugar until obtain a creamy mixture. Then, add the chocolate powder together with the soft fruit jam and the rum and beat for 2 to 3 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the speed, add the flour and beat until a homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4


    1. Remove the cake from oven, unmold and let cool to room temperature.

    Step 5


    1. Whip the cream together with the powdered sugar and the vanilla in a electric mixer until stiff peaks form (don’t overbeat the cream). With a spatula, cover the cake with the whipped cream, garnish with soft fruit and serve. Store in the fridge.

Chocolate and soft fruit cake | Food From Portugal
Chocolate and soft fruit cake | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices):

Calories: 160
 
Total Fat: 8 g(12%)

 
Saturated Fat: 4 g(20%)
 
Cholesterol: 110 mg(37%)
 
Sodium: 35 mg(1%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 18 g(6%)
 
Protein: 4 g
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