Orange cake topped with chocolate cream

2013-12-19
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 60m
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Who doesn’t like chocolate? We have an excellent solution for you! Try preparing a cake with the tasty orange aroma topped with a delicious chocolate cream! Bon appetit!!!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • For the cake:
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • Zest of one orange
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • For the topping:
  • 150 grams (5 1/2 ounces) dark chocolate
  • 100 ml (1/4 pint (118 ml)) whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon margarine

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. For the cake:
    2. Preheat the oven to 150ºC (300ºF). Grease a round cake pan (20 x 7 centimeters (8 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, the sugar and the orange zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Add the orange juice and mix for 2 to 3 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy mixture.

    Step 3


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).Orange cake topped with chocolate cream | Food From Portugal

    Step 4


    1. Remove the cake from the oven and let cool completely.

    Step 5


    1. For the topping:
    2. Place the chocolate broken into pieces and the margarine in a bowl and melt in the microwave. Remove from microwave, add the cream and stir with a fork until obtain a creamy mixture.

    Step 6


    1. Slice the cake in half with a long knife. Place the bottom slice of the cake on a plateOrange cake topped with chocolate cream | Food From Portugal and fill the middle with a portion of the chocolate cream.Orange cake topped with chocolate cream | Food From Portugal Cover with the top slice of the cake and pour the remaining chocolate cream over the cake.

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Orange cake topped with chocolate cream

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 233


Total Fat: 9 g(11%)

Saturated Fat: 5 g(24%)

Cholesterol: 67 mg(22%)

Sodium: 45 mg(2%)

Total Carbohydrate: 34 g(12%)

Protein: 5 g

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