Chocolate Cranberry Cakes with Bourbon Whipped Cream


epicurious
120 mins (prep 60)
11 ingredients
makes 4 servings
These luscious cranberry-studded cakes enriched with bourbon and pecans break away from traditional pumpkin pie without eliminating all those beloved ingredients that say Thanksgiving.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 sticks (10 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour plus additional for dusting molds
  • 1 cup dried cranberries (4 1/2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons bourbon
  • 7 oz fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not more than 60% cacao if marked), chopped
  • 1/4 cup pecans, toasted and cooled
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chilled heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners sugar plus additional for dusting
  • special equipment: parchment paper; 4 (4- by 1 1/4-inch) tartlet molds with removable bottoms or 4 (8-oz) ramekins (4 inches across and 1 1/4 inches deep)

Nutrition

Serving Size (49.21 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 196.29 Calories from Fat 99.54
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.06g 68.05%
Saturated Fat 0.95g 18.9%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.91mg 0.15%
Total Carbohydrate 27.01g 36.01%
Dietary Fiber 3.15 g 50.35%
Sugars 20.28 g %
Protein 1.38g 11.02%
Vitamin A 8.28IU% Vitamin C 0.22mg%
Calcium 13.38mg% Iron 0.53mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
all-purpose flour plus, plus, fine-quality bittersweet chocolate, large eggs, packed light brown sugar, chilled heavy cream, plus, confectioners sugar, special equipment, parchment paper
 

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