- 220 g butter, room temperature
- 400 g all-purpose flour
- 130 g cocoa powder
- 450 g brown sugar
- 130 g granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (2 packets vanilla powder)
- 500 g red wine
- 4 large eggs, room temperature
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
Nuts Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.
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- Preheat the oven to 160* C (320*F) Fan.
- In the mixer, cream the butter and both types of sugar, using the whisk attachment until light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs one at a time, waiting until each egg is completely incorporated before adding the next one.
- Slowly add the wine and the vanilla. The mixture will curdle since the wine is so acidic but don’t let this worry you.
- Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda into a bowl.
- Add the flour mixture to the mixer in small batches until all the ingredients are fully combined. If you want to make a torte, remove the mixing bowl from the stand and mix gently with a spatula.
- This is a general rule for cakes. The less you mix the cake batter, the fluffier the cake!
- Transfer batter to a round 20 cm baking pan that has been greased and dusted with flour.
- Bake for 30 minutes or when you insert a knife into it that comes out clean and dry.
- Remove from oven. Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes before turning it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
- When ready, cut into 5x5 cm slices and drizzle with melted chocolate. Serve on dishes or pieces of parchment paper.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.