Chocolate Berry Cake

Chocolate Berry Cake

This is a dense chocolate cake with plenty of jam and fresh blueberries mixed in.

Ingredients: 18 cm diameter round pan

◎ Cake flour
50 g
◎ Van Houten Pure Cocoa
30 g
◎ Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
100 g
Granulated sugar
80 g
Raw egg yolks
Egg white
Blueberries (fresh or frozen)
100 g
Blueberry jam
40 g
1 tablespoon


1. Leave the butter and jam out at room temperature. If the blueberries are frozen, defrost them. Add the ◎ ingredients together and sift. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
2. Soften the butter, add half of the granulated sugar and mix. Add the egg yolks, jam, and rum in that order and mix well.
3. Add egg whites to a separate bowl and mix in the remaining sugar in 2 to 3 portions. Beat until stiff peaks form.
4. Add about 1/3 of the mixture in Step 3 to the mixture from Step 2. Use a whisk to mix well. Change to a spatula and mix in the rest of the Step 3 mixture gently.
5. Add the sifted powdered ingredients and mix. Add the blueberries and mix gently.
6. Pour into a baking sheet-lined pan and even out the top. Bake in the oven at 180°C for 30 minutes.
7. Remove from the pan and peel off the sheet.
8. Cut and transfer to serving plates.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is great for those who love sweets of course, but it's a rich chocolate cake with fresh blueberries for a bittersweet taste so it's great for someone who dislikes sweets as well.