Wine cake with grapes & chocolate

If you’ve never tried red wine cake, then this is your lucky chance. You won’t believe your ears.. it’s damn good!

You’ll need

300g red wine
120g butter
45g olive oil
100g cane sugar
zest of 1 orange
3 eggs
300g flour
2tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
100g dark chocolate, chopped
150g grapes


Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking pan with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, mix butter, olive oil, sugar & orange zest until smooth. Add eggs, 1/2 of the wine and combine shortly. Add flour, baking powder & salt and stir until incorporated. Add remaining wine and mix shortly until smooth.

Cut grapes in half. Stir 2/3 of the grapes & chocolate through the batter, then pour into the baking pan. Sprinkle with remaining grapes & chocolate. Bake for 30 minutes.

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