Chocolate Kumquat Cake

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    8-10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • 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.

Ingredients

For the poached kumquats

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

Method

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