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Ingredients

Applications

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Ingredients

Cake

315 g Tree Top Raspberry Fruit Base

120 g Tree Top Raspberry Puree Concentrate 504639

103 g shortening

351 g sugar

2.50 g vanilla

150 g eggs, separated

320 g cake flour

64 g cocoa powder

6.90 g soda

6 g salt

208 g cold water

Frosting

180 g Tree Top Raspberry Puree Concentrate 504639

84 g Butter, softened

50 g light cream

2 1-oz squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled

3.7 g vanilla

Powdered sugar

 

Directions

Cake:

Preheat oven to 350 F.  Grease and lightly flour a 9" x 13" pan or two 9" round cake pans.

Cream shortening and 201 g of sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each. Add fruit base and puree; beat well. Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with cold water; beating after each addition.

Beat egg whites until soft peaks form; gradually add 150 g sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold into batter; blend well. Pour into prepared pan(s).

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting.

Frosting:

Cream butter and raspberry puree. Add 3 cups powdered sugar. Blend well. Beat in 2 tbs. cream, cooled chocolate and vanilla. Gradually blend in more sugar and more cream until frosting is desired consistency.