HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE FIG CAKE

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HOLIDAY FIG FRUIT CHOCOLATE CAKE


HOLIDAY FIG FRUIT CHOCOLATE CAKE

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 box chocolate chip cookie mix
  • 4 oz. shelled English walnuts
  • 8 oz. glazed maraschino cherries
  • 8 oz. figs
INSTRUCTIONS
Boil figs until tender, about 20 minutes. When cool, cut into quarter sizes. Cut cherries in half. Mix cake mix; add figs, cherries and nuts. Put in 8x12 loaf pan and bake about 25-30 minutes. Enjoy !


Chocolate almond fig cake


Chocolate almond fig cake

Ingredients
  • 5.3 oz/ 150g dark chocolate, preferably 70% cocoa
  • 10 tbsp/150g butter
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup/ 125g almond flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 8 fresh figs, quartered plus extra for serving
  • whipped cream or vanilla ice cream to serve
Instructions
Preheat the oven to 180C/356F.
Melt chocolate with butter in bain marie and let it cool a little.
Beat egg yolks with sugar till pale and double in size. Stir in melted chocolate and almond flour.
Beat egg whites with pinch of salt till stiff peaks, and gently fold into the batter ⅓ at a time.
Grease a cake tin with butter and scatter figs on the bottom. Pour over the batter and bake for about 35-45 minutes, a toothpick should come out clean, once its done.
Serve with fresh figs, ice cream or whipped cream. Enjoy it!