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Chocolate Fruit & Nut Cake.

19 November 2015

Serves 6-8 Prepare 30 minutes Cook 50 minutes


  • 80g Unsalted butter plus extra for greasing
  • 100g Light Brown soft sugar
  • 65g Caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 45ml single cream
  • 80ml Chocolate Porter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 115g plain flour
  • 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 50g Natures Table Cherry and Berry mix
  • 75g Nature's Table mixed nuts
  • 50g plain chocolate, chopped Chocolate Icing
  • 40g plain chocolate
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 200g icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp. chocolate porter


    1 Preheat oven to 180C,gas mark 4. Grease and line 15cm cake tin. .
  • 2 In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar and caster sugar using electric beaters until light and fluffy. In another bowl, whisk egg with the cream, chocolate porter and vanilla extract until smooth, then gradually beta into the butter mixture. .
  • 3 Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, and salt, then fold into the batter with the Cherry and Berry, nuts and chocolate. Spoon into the tin and bale for 45-50 minute until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Leave in the tin for 10minutes, then remove and completely cool on a wire rack before slicing the cake horizontally. .
  • 4 For the icing, melt the chocolate and set aside to cool briefly. Meanwhile, beat the butter with the icing sugar and chocolate porter until smooth, then stir in the melted chocolate. use half the icing to sandwich the cakes together and spread the rest evenly on the top! Per serving (8) 2315kj/556cals

    Posted: 19/11/2015 14:06:12 by

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