Gorgeous dark rich chocolate cake. Oooh baby!
Oooh Baby Chocolate Prune Cake
- 9 (1 ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate
- 2/3 cup unsalted butter
- 3 eggs
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup finely ground almonds
- 1/2 cup prunes, pitted and chopped
- 1/2 cup brandy
- 3 tablespoons water
1 Soak prunes overnight in brandy. Melt chocolate and butter or margarine with water.
2 In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar until pale. Stir in chocolate mixture. Gently mix in flour and ground nuts. Stir in prunes.
3 In another bowl, beat egg whites to stiff peaks. Carefully fold into cake mixture. Pour into a greased 9 inch round cake tin.
4 Bake at 375 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 – 40 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool on a wire rack. Frost with Chocolate Ganache Frosting.
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