Red Wine Chocolate Cake

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A perfect replacement to tedious hours of making Christmas Fruit Cake, this recipe is as easy as they come and once you try this Red Wine Chocolate Cake you certainty wont miss out on wintertime baking fun.
4.50 from 4 votes
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Desserts
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 6


  • 3/4 cup Red Wine use any that you like, i used port wine
  • 1/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar firmly packed
  • 1/4 cup White Granulated Sugar
  • 1 large Egg Yolk or egg egg
  • 6 tbsp Butter 85 grams at room temperature
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence or extract or extract
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt of, or as per taste
  • to tbsp White Chocolate or sugar grated garnish or powdered sugar for dusting


  • Preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celcius. (356 F)
  • Cream the butter and both the sugars in a mixing bowl till pale in colour and fluffy in texture.
  • Next add in the egg and vanilla extract and whisk well.
  • Now add in the wine. (The mixture will look like it has curdled, but that's okay its due to the acidity in the wine.)
  • Next add in all your dry ingredients and incorporate them by gently folding into the wet ingredients.
  • Pour the batter into a pre lined baking tin and bake for 20 to 25 mins.
  • Allow to cool in the (switched off) oven (with its door slightly ajar) for 10 mins, before transferring onto a cooling wire rack.
  • Garnish with flakes of white chocolate and some fresh fruit, alternatively dust with some icing sugar.
  • Serve warm or cold. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Use an equal measure of white sugar incase you are unable to procure brown sugar.
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