Chocolate Orange Cake

If chocolate orange is irresistible then this cake will be the new favorite around the block. Orange cream filled layers with a dark chocolate on top. Yumm!

As I currently have some time, I was looking on the web yesterday. Looking to find fresh, stirring ideas, inspiring meals that I’ve never tested before, to treat my family with. Hunting for quite some time unfortunately couldn’t find any interesting stuff. Right before I thought to give up on it, I came across this delightful and simple treat simply by luck at Suncakemom. The dessert looked so fabulous on its image, that called for urgent action.

It absolutely was easy to imagine how it’s created, how it tastes and how much boyfriend will probably enjoy it. Actually, it is extremely simple to keep happy the man when it comes to treats. Anyways, I visited the website and used the step by step instuctions which were coupled with superb snap shots of the operation. It really makes life much simpler. I could suppose it’s a bit of a hassle to shoot photos in the middle of baking in the kitchen as you may usually have sticky hands so that i pretty appreciate the time and energy she devote to build this post .

With that said I am encouraged to present my personal dishes in a similar way. Appreciate your the idea.

I had been tweaking the main formula to make it for the taste of my family. I can tell you it turned out a terrific success. They enjoyed the flavour, the thickness and enjoyed having a delicacy like this in the middle of a busy week. They ultimately requested lots more, many more. Hence the next occasion I am not going to commit the same miscalculation. I am going to multiply the volume .

This Chocolate orange cake recipe was first posted on Suncakemom.

How to make Chocolate orange cake:

Base:

Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C.

Separate egg whites from the yolks one by one. Put them in two different medium sized bowls to beat them.Separate-egg-white-from-yolk-gp-SunCakeMom

Measure flour. Put the unsweetened cocoa powder and the baking powder into the same measuring bowl and mix dry ingredients well.

Beat the egg whites on high speed until hard peaks form. At this stage, the tips of the egg whites will curl when the beaters are lifted. Peaks have to be stiff.Beat-egg-whites-gp-SunCakeMom

Beat yolk and sweetener of choice until it becomes light yellow. Beat-egg-yolk-gp-SunCakeMom

Add dry ingredients bit by bit alternating it with the orange juice.

Fold the egg whites into flour yolk mixture. Use a wooden spoon or a spatula to cut vertically through the mixture. Move it around the bottom of the bowl bring it back up. Carrying some of the mixture from the bottom up to the surface.

Repeat it smoothly until ingredients are evenly combined.

Line a cake tray by using baking sheets or cover it with some butter and flour.

Spread the batter evenly into the prepared tray and put it into the 350°F / 180°C preheated oven for about 30 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-1-SunCakeMom

Filling:

Get the oranges and wash them well.

Dice them up and put the pieces into a pot to cook.

Pour water into the pot as well.

Put saucepan in the cooktop and bring it to boil.

Turn heat to low then cook oranges for half to one hour with the lid on.

Take it of the heat and let it cool down then puree it with a blender.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-4-SunCakeMom

Continue with the other part of the cream: pour the milk and heavy cream in a pot on medium heat warm it up until it starts to bubble. Mind to stir it fairly often to avoid burning down.

Whilst the milk-cream reaching the boiling temperature; separate eggs and put away the whites for Floating islands or freeze it.

In a medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks for about a minute until light yellow and increased in volume.Beat-egg-yolk-gp-SunCakeMom

Whisk in the cornstarch, vanilla extract, agave syrup and gradually about ½ cup of the hot milk-cream. The goal is to raise the temperature of the yolks so it won’t get curdled when added into the hot mixture.

Slowly pour all of the egg yolk mixture into the scalding milk-cream while stirring vigorously until the mixture seems completely liquified.

Keep warm and continuously stir until the custard thickens.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-3-SunCakeMom

Mix it with the orange puree evenly.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-7-SunCakeMom

Chocolate glaze:

Melt the chocolate, cocoa and the piece of butter.Sacher-torte-recipe-process-21-SunCakeMom

Pour heavy cream into the saucepan with the chocolate bits.

Stir occasionally until melted chocolate is completely incorporated with the butter and whipped cream.

If cake base cooled down, cut it into four equal parts horizontally. Check out the cheap cake slicers in our Kitchen Bazaar at the Reviews. Pro tip: Use the top of the cake for Domino cake.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-6-SunCakeMom

Divide the orange cream into three parts.

Spread the first part on the bottom layer of the cake then put the second layer on top.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-8-SunCakeMom

Spread the second part of the cream on the second layer and the third layer on top.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-9-SunCakeMom

Finish the same with the third part of the cream and the top layer of the cake.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-11-SunCakeMom

Pour chocolate icing on top of the cake.Orange-chocolate-cake-Process-12-SunCakeMom

Decorate it with candied orange peel or just a simply fry the orange peels in oil for 5-10 minutes until get a slightly brownish color.

Put cake in the fridge for a couple of hours before cutting it up and serving it.

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