Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe






Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe





Terry's Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe - Lovely layers of chocolate sponge cake, sandwiched with chocolate orange buttercream frosting icing. It's not Terry's Chocolate Orange Layer Cake Recipe... It's mine!

Ingredients


·         350 g Unsalted butter
·         350 g Caster sugar
·         6 Free range eggs
·         50 g Good quality cocoa
·         270 g Self raising flour
·         90 g Melted dark chocolate
·         3 Teaspoons Orange Extract Waitrose sell a good one and it’s only £1.50 which is cheap as chips compared to some good quality extracts: Waitrose Cooks’ Homebaking orange extract

For the icing:

·         300 g Unsalted butter
·         600 g Icing sugar
·         150 g Dark chocolate
·         3 Teaspoons of Orange Extract

To decorate (if you fancy):

·         Sugarflair Tangerine Gel Food Colour
·         Your precious last Terry’s Chocolate Orange

Instructions


1.   Grease 3 x 7″ round sandwich tins (or 2 x 8″).
2.   Preheat the oven to 180C.
3.   Cream your room temperature butter with your sugar until it’s pale, light and fluffy.
4.   Next, mix in the eggs, one at a time, beating really well after each egg. Don’t worry if it starts to look a bit curdled, it’ll all come good.
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