Thursday, December 27, 2018

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Layer Cake






Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Layer Cake







Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Layer Cake - one purely decadent dessert fusion that includes layers of homemade scratch cake with a creamy orange cheesecake in the middle then covered by even more chocolate!



Ingredients
For the Chocolate Cake
·      2 cups sugar
·      2 cups all purpose flour
·      3/4 cup cocoa
·      2 tsp. baking powder
·      1 tsp baking soda
·      1/2 tsp salt
·      2 eggs
·      1 cup soured milk
·      1 cup black coffee
·      1/2 cup vegetable oil
·      1 tsp vanilla extract
·      2 ounces orange liqueur to pour on the baked cake. Optional
For the Orange Cheesecake
·      1 ½ pounds Three 8 oz blocks cream cheese
·      1 cup sugar
·      3 eggs
·      1 tsp vanilla extract
·      3/4 cup whipping cream
·      Finely minced zest of one large orange
For the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
·      4 cups icing sugar powdered sugar
·      1/2 cup cocoa
·      1 cup softened butter
·      3-4 tablespoons milk or just enough to bring the frosting to a thick but spreadable consistency
For the Chocolate Ganache Glaze
·      2 cups chocolate chips
·      1/2 cup whipping cream



Instructions
To prepare the chocolate cake
1.   Combine all ingredients (except the orange liqueur) in a mixing bowl and beat with electric mixer for 2 minutes.
2.   Pour into 2 greased and floured 10 inch cake pans. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
3.   Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.
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5.   ……………………………….: Full instructions: https://www.rockrecipes.com/chocolate-orange-cheesecake-layer-cake/