If your two passions are wine and chocolate, you’re in luck! Today, we’ll show you how to combine these delicacies in some dessert recipes with delicious wine.
French Gâteau with wine and chocolate
- 6 egg-yellow
- 1 ½ cups of flour
- 1 tablespoon of baking powder
- ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa
- 1 cup of sweet white wine
- 1 tablespoon of sugar
For the filling:
- 2 cups of heavy cream
- 4 tablespoons of confectioners’ sugar
- 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa
- 2 tablespoons of instant coffee
For the wine syrup:
- 1 cup of water
- 1 cup of sugar
- 3 tablespoons of sweet white wine
- For the syrup, boil the water and sugar for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add the wine.
- For the frosting, mix the egg-yellow with the sugar for 15 minutes. Then, sieve the flour, baking powder and cocoa. Mall together and add the cup of wine.
- Pour the mixture into a buttered 22cm diameter-recipient and bake at 170 degrees for 40 minutes.
- For the filling, mix the cream with powdered sugar and sprinkle some cocoa and coffee to mix again.
- Cut the cake horizontally into 4 parts. Pour the syrup of wine and then spread the whipped cream.
- Put together the layers of cake and decorate again with cream.
Chocolate cake with red wine
- 90 grammes of dark chocolate
- 1 egg
- 30 grammes of butter
- 30 grammes of sugar
- 40 grammes of flour
- 1 of vanilla
- 70 ml of red wine
For the cream:
- 370 grammes of condensed milk
- 50 ml of evaporated milk
- 3 egg egg-yellow
- vanilla pod
- Mix the sugar with the eggs. Add the chocolate and the melted butter.
- Mix the vanilla with the flour and add the wine.
- Pour the dough into a greased baking pan. Bake at 170 degrees for 40 minutes.
- To prepare the cream, heat the condensed and evaporated milk while mixing with the vanilla pod. Then remove the vanilla pod and heat the mixture a little more.
- Mix the egg yolks and warm milk.
- Pour the cream into a pan and low heat it stirring constantly until it thickens.
- Remove from heat and bring to the refrigerator.
- Serve the cake with some cream on top.
To accompany, how about a delicious wine?
Sangre de Toro 2014: Miguel Torres chose the name of the Sangre de Toro 2014 as an homage to Bacchus, the Greek wine god.
Floral, elegant, silky… the Pétalos del Bierzo 2014 is a wine that seduces and invites to a relaxed dinner with friends and family.
Pruno 2014 is one of Spain’s most famous and wanted wines. To Robert Parker it’s the world’s best wine according to its price-value-ratio, highly praising it at several occasions.