Chocolate Sponge Cake With Fresh Fruit

Chocolate Fruit Sponge Cake Recipe
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This unique mixture of chocolate and fruit is a perfect dessert for any season.
45 min
Prep Time
1:35
Total Time
12 servings

Ingredients

Cake

1 cup
powdered sugar
4
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, room temperature
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg (yolk only), room temperature
1 tablespoon
creme de cacao*
1/2 cup
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
Dutch process unsweetened cocoa
1/8 teaspoon
salt
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Topping

1 pint
strawberries, hulled, cut in half
1
kiwifruit, peeled, sliced 1/8-inch, cut in half
1/2 cup
fresh blueberries
1/2 cup
fresh raspberries
1 (10-ounce) jar
apple jelly, melted
 
*Substitute 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease and flour 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Place pan on baking sheet. Set aside.
  2. Combine powdered sugar, eggs, egg yolk and creme de cacao in bowl. Beat at high speed 5-8 minutes or until mixture is very thick and double in volume. (Mixture should be light yellow and consistency of soft whipped cream.)
  3. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt in another bowl. Gently stir flour mixture into egg mixture, 1/4 cup at a time, just until flour mixture is combined. Gently stir melted butter into batter.
  4. Gently spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 20-23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  5. To serve, decoratively arrange fresh fruit on top of cake. Drizzle melted jelly over top of cake and fruit.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
190
Cholesterol
95mg
Carbohydrates
35g
Protein
4g
Fat
5g
Sodium
80mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Easy to make and very pretty.

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