Red wine chocolate cake

Red wine chocolate cake

Based on 20 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
70
min.
Baking
15
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
120 ml 
red wine
250 g 
soft butter
150 g 
sugar
4  
eggs
1 tsp 
vanilla extract
260 g 
flour
2 tsp 
baking powder
½ tsp 
baking soda
½ tsp 
cinnamon
¼ tsp 
salt
2 tbsp 
cocoa powder
100 g 
ground almonds
250 g 
dark chocolate (divided)
1 tbsp 
coconut oil
butter for greasing
Metric
Imperial
  • 120 ml red wine
  • 250 g soft butter
  • 150 g sugar
  • 4  eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 260 g flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 250 g dark chocolate (divided)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • butter for greasing

Utensils

  • 2 large mixing bowl
  • oven
  • cooling rack
  • loaf pan (26 cm/10 in.)
  • small saucepan
  • parchment paper
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • heatproof bowl

Enjoy with

Tawny port
The perfect way to end a dinner party. Plus, it goes excellently with the chocolate in the cake.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
617
Protein
11g
Fat
47g
Carb
37g

Step 1/5

Preheat the oven to 175°C/ 350°F. Grease a loaf pan and line with parchment paper, if needed. Set aside. Beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and airy. Add the eggs one at a time and beat thoroughly. Add the vanilla extract and stir to combine. Mix the flour with the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, cocoa, and ground almonds in a separate large mixing bowl.
  • 250 butter
  • 150 sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 260 flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 100 ground almonds
  • butter for greasing
  • oven
  • loaf pan
  • parchment paper
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • 2 large mixing bowls

Preheat the oven to 175°C/ 350°F. Grease a loaf pan and line with parchment paper, if needed. Set aside. Beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and airy. Add the eggs one at a time and beat thoroughly. Add the vanilla extract and stir to combine. Mix the flour with the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, cocoa, and ground almonds in a separate large mixing bowl.

Step 2/5

Add the red wine to the bowl alternately with the flour mixture and stir until just combined. Chop some of the chocolate and fold it into the batter.
  • 120 ml red wine
  • 70 dark chocolate
  • cutting board
  • knife

Add the red wine to the bowl alternately with the flour mixture and stir until just combined. Chop some of the chocolate and fold it into the batter.

Step 3/5

Transfer the batter to the prepared pan, smooth, and bake for approx. 60 – 70 min. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool in the mold for approx. 15 min., then gently remove from pan and allow to cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • oven
  • cooling rack

Transfer the batter to the prepared pan, smooth, and bake for approx. 60 – 70 min. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool in the mold for approx. 15 min., then gently remove from pan and allow to cool completely on a cooling rack.

Step 4/5

For the glaze, break some of the remaining chocolate into pieces and melt together with the coconut oil in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of simmering water. Stir gently until melted. Remove from the heat and let cool down slightly to thicken.
  • 150 dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • small saucepan
  • heatproof bowl

For the glaze, break some of the remaining chocolate into pieces and melt together with the coconut oil in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of simmering water. Stir gently until melted. Remove from the heat and let cool down slightly to thicken.

Step 5/5

Coat the red wine cake with the glaze. Chop the remaining chocolate and sprinkle on top. Let glaze set, then slice and enjoy!
  • 30 dark chocolate
  • cutting board
  • knife

Coat the red wine cake with the glaze. Chop the remaining chocolate and sprinkle on top. Let glaze set, then slice and enjoy!