Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze
You can never have too many dessert recipes, so give Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze a try. This recipe makes 10 servings with 445 calories, 4g of protein, and 29g of fat each. This recipe covers 7% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of bittersweet chocolate, sugar, powdered sugar, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes.
Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly butterand flour pan.
Heat chocolate, sugar, and1 cup butter in a heatproof bowl set over asaucepan of simmering water (bowl shouldnot touch water), stirring, until chocolateis almost completely melted, about 3 minutes;remove from heat and continue tostir until chocolate is completely melted.
Using an electric mixer on medium speed,add eggs to chocolate mixture 1 at a time,beating to blend after each addition. Beatuntil mixture has a mousse-like consistency.Reduce speed to low and add salt and 1/3 cupflour; mix until smooth. Scrape batter intoprepared pan; smooth top.
Bake cake until top is firm and edgesare slightly darkened, 55–65 minutes (relyon visual cues; a tester inserted into cake'scenter will come out clean before cakeis truly done).
Transfer pan to a wire rackand let cake cool completely in pan beforeturning out.
Heat chocolate,butter, and salt in a heatproof bowl setover a saucepan of simmering water (bowlshould not touch water), stirring, untilchocolate and butter are melted, about5 minutes.
Meanwhile, bring wine just to a boil in asmall saucepan.
Remove chocolate mixture from heatand whisk in wine; let cool until slightlythickened and a rubber spatula leaves a trailin mixture when stirring, 8–10 minutes.
Set cake on a wire rack set over a rimmedbaking sheet.
Pour glaze over cake andspread it across the top and over the edgeswith an offset spatula.
Let cake standat room temperature until glaze is set,2–3 hours.
DO AHEAD: Cake can be made andglazed 2 days ahead. Chill. Bring to roomtemperature before serving.