Christmas is just round the corner and it's time for festivities to begin, what could be better than a slice of fruit encrusted chocolate cake?, I ate mine slice by slice over steaming mugs of coffee and really let the christmas spirit take over!
- To make this cake you require-(makes two loaves)
- Flour-2 cups
- Sugar (powdered)-2 cups
- Dates- 1 cup (very finely chopped)
- Walnuts and raisins-1/2 cup
- Chocolate- 50 gms OR Cocoa-4 tbsp
- Baking powder -2 tsp
- Eggs-2 large
- Milk (warm)- 1/2 cup
- Salt-1/4 tsp
- Vanilla essence-2 tsp
- Vinegar-1 tbsp.
Beat butter and sugar well till light and fluffy, melt chocolate in a double boiler or microwave and keep aside, combine flour and baking powder and sieve , add dates and nuts to the sieved flour along with salt. Beat eggs well, add vanilla essence, now combine butter mixture with eggs, melted chocolate/cocoa and flour, add milk and vinegar in the end.Pour into prepared loaf cake pan .Bake at 180 C for 45 minutes or till a skewer inserted comes out clean.
For more Cake recipes for the festive season from In love with food click here, for cookie recipes click here. I am sending this cake over to Divya's for her -Show me your Cake event and to notyet100 for her It's time to jingle again event.
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