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15 March 2018 | Redman Wines

Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Red wine in cake? You betcha! The Redman Family has trialed and tasted this recipe and it's delicious. It makes a gloriously moist cake with an added richness and depth thanks to the addition of the red wine.

Ingredients

 

2 cups plain flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
250g unsalted butter, softened
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups Redman Shiraz
Icing sugar, for dusting
Whipped cream, for serving

Method

Step 1    

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Butter and flour a 10-inch bundt pan. In a bowl, whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.

Step 2    

In a large bowl, using a handheld electric mixer, beat the butter with the sugar at medium-high speed until fluffy (4 minutes). Add the eggs, one at a time, beting well after each addition. Add the vanilla and beat for another 2 minutes. Working in two batches, alternately fold in the dry ingredients and the wine, until just incorporated.

Step 3    

Scrape the batter into the prepared pan, and bake for 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn it out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Dust the cake with icing sugar and serve with whipped cream.

 

 

 

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