Torta Negra Colombiana -- Colombian Black Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375F/190C and grease/flour an 9" cake pan.
  • Combine the red wine, butter, sugar, currants, walnuts, hazelnuts, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, and cognac in a saucepan; bring to the boil.
  • Boil for 3 minutes.
  • Let mixture cool to room temperature.
  • Next add the flour, the vanilla, and the baking soda that has been previously dissolved in a bit of warm water.
  • Mix thoroughly and pour into a cake pan that has been buttered and floured.
  • Bake for approximately 45 minutes.
  • Turn the oven off and let the cake stand inside until it tests done.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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