Orange cocoa cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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This cake will sweeten your day! It’s a very delicious cake with the fusion of the amazing cocoa and orange flavors that combine great together. Eat a slice with tea, is delicious…

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (about 1 cup) brown sugar
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) orange juice
  • Zest of one orange
  • 4 eggs
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) natural yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and dust with some flour.

    Step 2

    1. Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and store in the fridge.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg yolks, sugar and the orange zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Pour the orange juice, cocoa powder, yogurt and mix for 3 to 4 minutes until well incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy mixture. Finally, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites.

    Step 4

    1. Pour the dough into the prepared tinOrange cocoa cake | Food From Portugal and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).Orange cocoa cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 5

    1. Remove the cake from oven and unmold. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

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Orange cocoa cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 140

Total Fat: 2.5 g(4%)

Saturated Fat: 1 g(5%)

Cholesterol: 70 mg(23%)

Sodium: 75 mg(3%)

Total Carbohydrate: 27 g(9%)

Protein: 4 g

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Orange cocoa cake | Food From Portugal

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