Home

Chocolate Spice Cake

ingredients

makes 120 cm (1 inch) cake
5 eggs, separated
180 g (6 oz) caster sugar
90 g (3 oz) plain chocolate, melted

sifted together

90 g (3 oz) plain flour
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves

topping

1 tbsp icing sugar
1 tsp wound cinnamon

method

1. Grease and line a 20cm/8-inch spring-form cake tin with greaseproof paper.

2. Brush the paper with melted butter and dust with a little extra flour.

3. Put the egg yolks and sugar into a mixing bowl and whisk them hard, until the mixture is thick and creamy

4. Stir in the melted chocolate and fold in the flout and spices.

5. Whisk the egg whites until they are stiff and form soft peaks. Fold these carefully into the chocolate mixture.

6. Pour the cake mixture into the prepared tin and bake in a preheated oven, 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4 for 40-45 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.

7. Leave the cake to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and leave to cool completely

8. Mix together the icing sugar and cinnamon. Sieve this over the top of the cake, before serving.

What did you think?

6 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Title:
Review:
Name:
COOKITSIMPLY.COM Home
Sitemap
Contact us
Privacy
Disclaimer
Advertise with us
Glossary
Measurements
Substitutions
Temperatures

newsletter
Sign up to the newsletter for updates and new recipe ideas.
contribute
Add a recipe
Copyright © 2003 - 2010 www.cookitsimply.com - All Rights Reserved