Red Wine Cake

Red Wine Cake


"This is my interpretation of a cake my friend in Germany has traditionally every year. It's delicious! You may adorn it with icing, candy or fruit. We like to frost it with buttercream frosting."


servings 686 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 686 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 38.8 g
  • 60%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.8g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 154 mg
  • 51%
  • Sodium:
  • 327 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 360 degrees F (170 degrees C). Grease an 9 inch cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix butter, sugar and eggs until smooth and creamy; add the vanilla and chocolate chips and mix well.
  3. In a small bowl, mix baking powder and flour; add to creamed mixture.
  4. Add red wine and mix well, but not for too long. Add cocoa powder to taste.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour; let cool and decorate. Serve.
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  1. 17 Ratings


This is delicious-- almost has the consistency of a chocolate chip muffin, so I don't think frosting is necessary.

The cake was very dense and needed the frosting that I added. It was good but not sure I would make it again real soon.

Potential! The flavor complexity of the red wine & chocolate was great, I would make sure to use a full-bodied wine with chocolate or berry notes. Mine too came out thick and dry, but I'm 100...

I thought this cake was good but too dried and dense. I made a chocolate red wine ganache to put on top and it helped moisten the cake.

I wrote down the ingredients, so all i need to do now is buy a bowl, a spoon, oh, and the actual ingredients themselves, and of course find someone to cook it for me, but it looks like it would ...

I had some leftover red wine and a chocolate craving, so I halved the recipe and put it in a 9x9 pan (baked at 360 for 20 minutes) to make a thin cake. Taking the advice from other reviewers, I ...

I followed the directions and amounts to the tee. The results were a delicious, moist chocolate cake. I did not ice it. I felt like it was fine the way it was. Very easy to make, although I ...

I had some leftover red wine, so I decided to make this cake. I used 1/2 sugar, 1/2 splenda, but followed the rest of the recipe exactly. After tasting the finished product, I think this recip...

I thought it would need icing, but it was nice and moist. I used my home made Christmas wine and the cake had a little more kick. The chocolate chips make the cake. Next time I want to try wh...