Recipes: Perfect Chocolate Fruit Cake
Chocolate Fruit Cake.
You can cook Chocolate Fruit Cake using 15 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Chocolate Fruit Cake
- You need 350 grams of Dried Prunes (chopped).
- It's 250 grams of Raisins.
- Prepare 125 grams of Currants.
- It's 175 grams of Butter.
- You need 175 grams of Molasses Sugar.
- It's 175 ml of Honey.
- You need 125 ml of Coffee Liqueur.
- Prepare 2 of Oranges (Zested & Juiced).
- You need 1 tsp of Mixed Spice.
- It's 2 tbsp of Cocoa.
- It's 3 of Eggs (Beaten).
- You need 150 grams of Flour.
- You need 75 grams of Almonds (Ground).
- It's 1/2 tsp of Baking Powder.
- It's 1/2 tsp of Baking Soda.
Chocolate Fruit Cake step by step
- Prehead oven to 150°C Line cake tin with baking parchment strips.
- Place fruit, butter, sugar, honey, coffee liqueuer, orange zest & juice, mixed spice and cocoa into a large wide saucepan. Heat until reaching a gentle boil, stirring the mixture as the butter melts. Allow to simmer for 10 mins. Leave to cool for 30 mins..
- Add eggs, flour, ground almonds, baking powder & baking soda. Mix well with spatula until ingredients have combined..
- Mix in coffee liqueur.
- Carefully pour into tin. Do not overfill - rises quite a bit.Bake for 105 to 120 minutes or until the top of the cake is firm & has a shiny, sticky look. Inserting a sharp knife into the cake, should reveal a slightly undercooked middle!.