Cabernet Chocolate Cake

Cabernet Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Kristin Miller


Delicious deep flavors in this cake. Don't make it often but actually had some wine left over and didn't care to drink it. So when in doubt, dump it in chocolate cake right!

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box devils food cake mix
1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
1 c
cabernet sauvignon
pinch of salt.


12 oz
bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine softened
2 Tbsp
cabernet sauvignon
1 tsp
small pinch of salt
1/2 c
strawberries to serve on top or on the side

How to Make Cabernet Chocolate Cake


  • 1Grease and flour bundt pan or round pans. Heat oven to 350.
  • 2Mix eggs and sour cream with mixer until creamy. Add wine and combine. Add cake mix, salt and vanilla and beat for about 3 mins.
  • 3Pour into pan(s) and bake according to box. Check cake about 5 or 10 mins early as it tends to get done early!
  • 4Cool cake and make glaze-
    Melt chocolate chips in microwave safe bowl or over double boiler. If microwaving, start at 45seconds, stir and if not melted, continue to heat in 10 second incriments. Whisk in butter, wine, vanilla, salt and milk one at a time.
  • 5Cool slightly then drizzle over cake. If you don't want to use all the glaze, you can always dip your strawberries in the glaze. Top cake with fresh strawberries as well.

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About Cabernet Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate