• Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

    by Dorothy Reinhold on December 4, 2016


    Print This Post Print This Post The plummy-berry notes of red wine are highlighted when mixed with chocolate and butter into a glaze that drips over the edges of this decadent Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze.

    Whether you are looking for the ultimate, elegant, decadent chocolate dessert for your holiday guests, or an indulgent treat for yourself and your family, this Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze solves the problem.

    Grab a pound of your best bittersweet chocolate and your 9-inch Springform pan and get this one in the oven.

    There will be enough wine left over from the glaze for a glass or two for the cook, too. Always the mark of a good recipe. Continue Reading…

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