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Red Wine Cake

Rated as 3.71 out of 5 Stars

"This is my interpretation of a cake my friend in Germany has traditionally every year. It's delicious! You may adorn it with icing, candy or fruit. We like to frost it with buttercream frosting."
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Ingredients

servings 686
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 360 degrees F (170 degrees C). Grease an 9 inch cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix butter, sugar and eggs until smooth and creamy; add the vanilla and chocolate chips and mix well.
  3. In a small bowl, mix baking powder and flour; add to creamed mixture.
  4. Add red wine and mix well, but not for too long. Add cocoa powder to taste.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour; let cool and decorate. Serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 686 calories; 38.8 80.8 9.3 154 327 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is delicious-- almost has the consistency of a chocolate chip muffin, so I don't think frosting is necessary.

Most helpful critical review

The cake was very dense and needed the frosting that I added. It was good but not sure I would make it again real soon.

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This is delicious-- almost has the consistency of a chocolate chip muffin, so I don't think frosting is necessary.

The cake was very dense and needed the frosting that I added. It was good but not sure I would make it again real soon.

Potential! The flavor complexity of the red wine & chocolate was great, I would make sure to use a full-bodied wine with chocolate or berry notes. Mine too came out thick and dry, but I'm 100...

I thought this cake was good but too dried and dense. I made a chocolate red wine ganache to put on top and it helped moisten the cake.

I wrote down the ingredients, so all i need to do now is buy a bowl, a spoon, oh, and the actual ingredients themselves, and of course find someone to cook it for me, but it looks like it would ...

I had some leftover red wine and a chocolate craving, so I halved the recipe and put it in a 9x9 pan (baked at 360 for 20 minutes) to make a thin cake. Taking the advice from other reviewers, I ...

I followed the directions and amounts to the tee. The results were a delicious, moist chocolate cake. I did not ice it. I felt like it was fine the way it was. Very easy to make, although I ...

I had some leftover red wine, so I decided to make this cake. I used 1/2 sugar, 1/2 splenda, but followed the rest of the recipe exactly. After tasting the finished product, I think this recip...

I thought it would need icing, but it was nice and moist. I used my home made Christmas wine and the cake had a little more kick. The chocolate chips make the cake. Next time I want to try wh...