Oooh Baby Chocolate Prune Cake

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"You'll get a gorgeous, dark, and rich chocolate cake from this recipe with prunes, brandy, and ground almonds."

Ingredients

servings 394 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 394 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 24 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.8g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 21 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Soak prunes overnight in brandy. Melt chocolate and butter or margarine with water.
  2. In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar until pale. Stir in chocolate mixture. Gently mix in flour and ground nuts. Stir in prunes.
  3. In another bowl, beat egg whites to stiff peaks. Carefully fold into cake mixture. Pour into a greased 9 inch round cake tin.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 - 40 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool on a wire rack. Frost with Chocolate Ganache Frosting.

Reviews

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If its a cake that you are looking out for then this is not it. What this recipe is really a lovely chocolate fudge/pudding. After the 'cake' cooled in the pan, I scooped into a pudding bowl and...

I'm sorry -- I really wanted to like this recipe, but it just didn't turn out. I wasn't quite sure what bittersweet chocolate was, so I used what I had around the house -- 6 squares of semi-swe...

The trick is to soak the prunes for at least a few days, alot of prunes(such as sunsweet are already quite moist so dont soak up the brandy)I soaked mine a week and my cake turned out great, I a...