Chocolate and soft fruit cake

Chocolate and soft fruit cake on a plate

You have visits and want to surprise? Serve this cake with a delicious combination of chocolate and soft fruit.

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Category: Cakes, Chocolate, Recipes
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Servings:: 14 slices
Prep Time: 25 m
Cook Time: 30 m
Total Time: 55 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).
  4. Remove the cake from oven, unmold and let cool to room temperature.
  5. 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
Nutrition facts
Serves 14 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
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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