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chocolate orange cake recipe

  • Serves 8
  • 30 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
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chocolate orange cake
Customer recipe by Cally Healy
Added 72 months ago

i love baking and i love orange chocolate so 1 day i thought id come up with my own chocolate orange receipe and its become a family favourite

pre-heat oven to gas mark 4 grease two sandwich tins

add the butter and caster sugar together in a large mixing bowl and cream together until light and fluffy

then add the egg a little bit at a time mixing well after each addition

in a separate bowl sift the flour and cocoa together then add to the mixture a 3rd at a time folding it in well after each addition

grate the rind from the 2 oranges into the mixture mix through then divide the mixture between two sandwich tins place on the middle shelf of the oven for about 30mins

once the cake is cooked and cooled in a large mixing bowl add the cream 1 table spoon of icing sugar and 1 table spoon of cocoa powder then whisk until stiff peaks

take half the cream and spread it on the top of 1 half of the cake then place the other half on top cover the entire cake with the rest of the cream

grate the orange chocolate and sprinkle all over the cake.

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  • 175g Unsalted butter
  • 175g Caster sugar
  • 3 beaten eggs
  • 150g Self-raising flour
  • 25g Cocoa powder
  • 2 Oranges
  • 300g orange chocolate
  • 300ml double cream
  • 1tablespoon Icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa powder

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