Monday, December 21, 2020

CHOCOLATE PLUM PUDDING CAKE

So much baking this holiday season! Here's another great and easy recipe! Chocolate Plum Pudding Cake! Who doesn't love a great fruitcake, especially a chocolate one? This one is moist and delicious.

Chocolate Plum Pudding Cake

Ingredients
2/3 cup raisins
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
3 eggs
2 cups applesauce
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Put raisins in small saucepan. Cover with boiling water. Soak for 5 minutes, then drain. Grease and flour a 9 inch tube pan.
Sift together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.
In large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs, then applesauce. Beat in flour mixture. Stir in raisins and walnuts. Spread batter evenly into prepared tube pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 80 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack and cool completely; chill.

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