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9Ingredients
730Calories
65Minutes

Do you love chocolate? If so, this is the perfect recipe for you. Combining the rich flavors of cocoa with those of marsala wine, this recipe for Chocolate Cake is one of a kind. Made with mascarpone this cake has a delightful moist and fluffy texture. Flavored with whole vanilla beans, the flavor and texture combinations of this rich Chocolate Cake are unsurpassed. Serve as a dessert or alongside an afternoon cup of coffee or tea.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 250 grams sugar
  • 250 grams mascarpone cheese (or softened butter)
  • 250 grams flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 vanilla bean seeds (scraped)
  • 3 ounces marsala wine
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa (bittersweet, powdered)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven 180C.
  2. Beat the eggs with the sugar until light and foamy, approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Add the mascarpone cheese, the vanilla seeds, a pinch of salt, and the wine. If the batter is too thick, add a tablespoon of milk.
  4. Sift the flour with the baking powder and the cocoa and carefully fold the mixture into the batter.
  5. Butter and flour a cake pan or line it with wax paper and add the batter.
  6. Bake for approximately 45 minutes.
  7. Remove the cake from the oven, let it cool completely, and sprinkle it with powdered sugar.
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NutritionView more

730Calories
Sodium31%DV740mg
Fat31%DV20g
Protein37%DV19g
Carbs39%DV116g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories730Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat20g31%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol260mg87%
Sodium740mg31%
Potassium300mg9%
Protein19g37%
Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate116g39%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars65g130%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Kaye H. 29 May 2015
The bread is a little dry, but not overly. I like a good, dry bread to serve with wet meals like soups or sandwiches with a lot of liquid type ingredients. It went well with turkey and an apple, walnut and cream cheese compote.