Chocolate Plum Pudding Cake

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This is a bit of an unusual cake, but great for Christmas. The chocolate mixed with raisins, applesauce, and spices gives a nice texture with a lot less work than plum pudding itself.

1
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch tube cake

Ingredients

  • cup raisins

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour

  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups applesauce

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place raisins in a small saucepan, and cover with boiling water. Soak for 5 minutes, then drain. Grease and flour a 9 inch tube pan.

  2. Sift together the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in the eggs, then the applesauce. Beat in the flour mixture. Stir in raisins and walnuts. Spread batter evenly into prepared tube pan.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 80 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely; chill.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

351 Calories
17g Fat
50g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 351
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 360mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 211mg 4%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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