Valentine Cake with Nut Spread and Blackberries

Show your LOVE with this irresistible chocolate cake.

Serves 8


2 eggs

2/3 cups/1 1/2 dl granulated sugar

4/5 cups/2 dl rapeseed oil

7 oz/200 g dark chocolate, 55%

4/5 cups/2 dl almond meal

1 pinch of salt


4 oz/100 g Nutella or other sweet nut spread

2/4 cups/2 dl whipping cream

1 cup/2 1/2 dl frozen blackberries


  1. Preheat your oven to 175C°/350F°.
  2. Line a heart shaped shallow pie or cake pan with a damp wrinkled parchment paper. (it stays better when damp and wrinkled)
  3. Whisk eggs and sugar in a large mixing bowl until frothy.
  4. Add rapeseed oil and stir well.
  5. Chop the chocolate to coarse pieces and melt in a heat proof bowl over a pot with simmering water. Stir frequently until smooth.
  6. Add the melted chocolate to the egg mix and stir.
  7. Mix almond meal and salt and add to the wet mixture stiring until completely mixed.
  8. Pour the batter into the parchment lined pie or cake pan and bake for 20-25 minutes until set. The cake should be a little soft and not to dry.
  9. Let cool completely on a cake rack.
  10. Spread the nut spread over the cake. Whip the cream until fluffy and spread over the nut spread.
  11. Top with frozen blackberries and serve with LOVE!