Spice Cake

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
2 h.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
1
For the cake
100 grams
200 grams
125 grams
8
100 grams
250 grams
2 teaspoons
75 grams
1 tablespoon
1 generous pinch
Fat (for the pan)
For decorating
200 grams
2
dried Figs

Preparation steps

1.

For the cake, chop pecans finely, pit the dates and chop finely. Melt butter and allow to cool. Separate the eggs. Beat egg yolks with sugar until fluffy and stir in butter. Gradually stir in flour, cocoa powder, pecans, dates, raisins, cinnamon and cloves. Beat egg whites until stiff and carefully fold into the egg yolk mixture. Grease loaf pan and dust with flour.

2.

Pour in the batter into the pan and smooth the surface. Bake in a preheated oven (180°C; convection 160°C) (approximately 350°F, convection 325°F) for about 1 hour. Remove cake from pan and cool on a wire rack. For the glaze, melt chopped couverture chocolate over a simmering water bath and spread over the cake. Top with almonds and sliced ​​figs and allow to dry before slicing and serving.