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Red wine cake with chocolate ganache

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Red wine cake with chocolate ganache


For the cake

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • In a bowl add the sunflower oil, the sweet red wine, the egg, the sugar, the cloves, the cinnamon, the vanilla extract, the orange zest, and mix.
  • In another bowl mix the flour, the baking powder, the salt, and add them to the bowl with the liquid ingredients. Mix well with a silicone spatula.
  • Transfer to a buttered 23 cm springform pan and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Let it cool well.

For the ganache

  • In a pot add the heavy cream and transfer over medium heat, until it comes to a boil.
  • Finely chop the chocolate and add it to a bowl. Pour the hot heavy cream into the bowl with the chocolate and allow 10 seconds for it to soften. Then, mix with a silicone spatula until it melts completely.
  • Add the sweet red wine, the butter, and mix well.
  • Pour over the cake and let it thicken well at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
  • Serve with Christmas candies and edible glitter.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
30 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
59 %

Fatty Acids

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
100 %

Saturated 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.

Total Carbs (g)
18 %


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.

Sugars (g)
23 %


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.

Protein (g)
16 %


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.

Fibre (g)
14 %


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.

Sodium (g)
5 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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