Chocolate and soft fruit cake

  • 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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  • 2 tablespoons chocolate powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 100 grams (3/4 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 2 tablespoons soft fruit jam
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • Soft fruit for garnish


    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.

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Chocolate and soft fruit cake

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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