Muscat Wine Sweet Cake With Grapes

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

GATEAU DE BEAUMES-DE-VENISE AUX RAISINS (in French) This is a fabulous sweet cake fortified with Beaumes-de-Venise/muscat wine. Another from Bon Appetit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. First Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  2. Take out your 10inch springform pan and brush with olive oil.
  3. Line the bottom of your pan with parchment, and then brush parchment with olive oil.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda into a bowl.
  5. In another bowl, whisk 3/4 cup sugar, 6 tablespoons butter, and 3 tablespoons EVOO, and then whisk in eggs both peels, and vanilla.
  6. Add flour mixture alternatively with your wine in 3 additions each, whisking just until the mixture is smooth after each addition.
  7. Transfer your batter to your prepared springform pan, and smooth top.
  8. Drop grapes gently over the top of batter (scatter them).
  9. Bake your cake in your preheated oven approximately 20 minutes, until the top is set.
  10. Dot the top of your cake with 2 tablespoons of butter, and then sprinkle two tablespoons of sugar over.
  11. Bake until golden brown and tested comes out clean, approximately 20 more minutes.
  12. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for approximately 20 minutes.
  13. Release the sides of the pan and serve slightly warm or at room temperature.
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Wonderful cake! Everyone loved it. Thank-you for the recipe

jo_lemieux April 30, 2006