Orange cocoa cake2014-08-02
- 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…
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- 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
- 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) brown sugar
- 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) orange juice
- Zest of one orange
- 4 eggs
- 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) natural yoghurt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (27 x 10 centimeters / (10 2/3 x 4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.
- Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and store in the fridge.
- 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, yoghurt 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.
- Pour the dough into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
- Remove the cake from oven and unmold. Let cool to room temperature and serve.