Torta Di Vino Rosso (Red Wine Cake)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

From Maryanne Esposito's "Ciao Italia!", episode "Cucinando con Vino Rosso" (2006)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar in stand mixer. When light and fluffy, add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and wine.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and cocoa powder. Add flour mixture to mixer bowl, 1/3 at a time, running on low and pausing while adding dry ingredients. Mix until well-blended. Remove bowl from mixer. Add chocolate and fold in by hand.
  3. Spray one 10 1/2-inch or 2 9-inch cake pans with butter-and-flour baking spray, or butter and dust with cocoa powder. Pour batter into pan(s).
  4. Bake in preheated 350F oven for 35-40 minutes or until skewer inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then turn out onto a rack until completely cool. If made as a single layer, dust top with confectioner's sugar in a small sieve. Serve with small glasses of a red dessert wine.