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15 INGREDIENTS8 STEPS1HR 15MIN

Italian Chocolate Bread Cake

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Vincenzo’s Plate, a 30-something year old, food obsessed Italian living in Australia cooks traditional Italian meals with family and friends.
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This chocolate bread cake is an old family recipe. This cake is very easy to make and it's made with leftover bread. Mix together your favorite nuts and fruits and you will have a spectacular cake recipe.

1HR 15MIN

Total Cooking Time

15

Ingredients
Vincenzo's Plate
Vincenzo’s Plate, a 30-something year old, food obsessed Italian living in Australia cooks traditional Italian meals with family and friends.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
1
Serves 1
14 oz
Bread , stale
4 cups
1/4 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
2
Apples , diced
to taste
Walnuts
to taste
Pine Nuts
to taste
Almonds , halved
to taste
Sultanas
1/4 cup
Butter , softened, cubed
to taste
Amaretti Biscuits , crumbled
to taste
Breadcrumbs
to taste
Butter , softened
to taste
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat your oven at 355 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 2
In a large bowl break up the Bread (14 oz) into smaller pieces. Add Milk (4 cups) and let it absorb and soften for 30 minutes while moving it around every now and then.
Step 3
After the milk has been absorbed into the bread, use your hands break the bread apart into a creamy consistency.
Step 4
Next add Eggs (2) , Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) , Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (1/4 cup) and mix thoroughly.
Step 5
Add in the Walnuts (to taste) , Pine Nuts (to taste) , Almonds (to taste) , Sultanas (to taste) , Apples (2) , Butter (1/4 cup) , Amaretti Biscuits (to taste) and mix well.
Step 6
Using a round baking tin cut the baking paper into a round shape and place at the bottom. Butter (to taste) the pan and spread some Breadcrumbs (to taste) all around to prevent sticking.
Step 7
Add the batter into the round baking tin and using a spoon even it out over the top. Sprinkle some more Breadcrumbs (to taste) and pieces of Butter (to taste) . Bake in preheated oven for 40-45 minutes.
Step 8
Decorate with Powdered Confectioners Sugar (to taste) , slice, and serve. Enjoy!

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