Chocolate Kumquat Cake


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in

The Chocolate Lover's Cookbook

The Chocolate Lover's Cookbook

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1987

  • About

A flat, rich cake glazed with chocolate and served still warm with poached kumquats in a tangy syrup.


For the poached kumquats

  • 500 g (1 lb) kumquats
  • 150 g (5


Oven temperature Gas Mark 2/150°C/300°F

Preheat the oven. For the poached kumquats: wash the kumquats, remove the stalks and halve them lengthways. Place them in a pan with the sugar and water. Bring to the boil and simmer very gently for 30 minutes. Serve the warm poach