Light Chocolate Torte
|Cooking spray/Vegetable oil||1|
|Plain flour||240 Gram|
|Unsweetened cocoa powder||120 Gram|
|Castor sugar||240 Gram|
|Soda bicarbonate||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Pitted prunes||275 Gram, pureed|
|Vanilla essence||2 Teaspoon|
|Skimmed milk||225 Milliliter|
|Strong coffee||225 Milliliter|
|Icing sugar||1 Tablespoon (For Dusting)|
Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4 and spray or grease a 22 cm cake tin with oil.
In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa, caster sugar, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
Add the prunes, vanilla, eggs and milk and mix well until blended.
Stir the coffee into the mixture, then pour into the prepared cake tin.
Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the tip of a knife inserted gently into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Leave to cool for a few minutes, then sift icing sugar over the top of the torte.