Recipes: Perfect Chocolate Fruit Cake

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

  1. You need 350 grams of Dried Prunes (chopped).
  2. It's 250 grams of Raisins.
  3. Prepare 125 grams of Currants.
  4. It's 175 grams of Butter.
  5. You need 175 grams of Molasses Sugar.
  6. It's 175 ml of Honey.
  7. You need 125 ml of Coffee Liqueur.
  8. Prepare 2 of Oranges (Zested & Juiced).
  9. You need 1 tsp of Mixed Spice.
  10. It's 2 tbsp of Cocoa.
  11. It's 3 of Eggs (Beaten).
  12. You need 150 grams of Flour.
  13. You need 75 grams of Almonds (Ground).
  14. It's 1/2 tsp of Baking Powder.
  15. It's 1/2 tsp of Baking Soda.

Chocolate Fruit Cake step by step

  1. Prehead oven to 150°C Line cake tin with baking parchment strips.
  2. 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..
  3. Add eggs, flour, ground almonds, baking powder & baking soda. Mix well with spatula until ingredients have combined..
  4. Mix in coffee liqueur.
  5. 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!.