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Chocolate Orange Cake

This 'Chocolate Orange Cake' is from the same recipe as my earlier post on 'Chocolate Lemon Cake', except that I substituted lemon with orange rind and juice and given the cake a 'facelift'.  I added a chocolate topping trimmed with orange peel for decoration ...... not very good at it though, still plenty of room for improvement!

Ingredients for Chocolate topping
  • 4 oz dark cooking chocolate, break into smaller pieces
  • 3  Tbsp water
  • 1  tsp olive/salad oil
  1. Steam/melt the chocolate with water and keep stirring over low heat.
  2. Once the chocolate has melted and it's creamy, add in the oil and turn off the heat.
  3. Mix well and pour over the cooled cake.
  4. Decorate with nuts or fruits of your choice.
In my case, I just sprinkled some shredded orange peel round the edge of the cake.


  1. That's a real DARK chocolate cake!

  2. I think it looks great :) great job !

  3. that looks very richhh in chocolate topping hehe. good work!

  4. Mmm...looks rich and chocolately.

  5. like Angie said, this is a real Dark chocolate, really dark huh..

  6. Wow! Looks temptingly delicious! The orange peel makes a lovely colour contrast too!

  7. wow! looks delicious! well done on the topping

  8. Love the extra chocolate you place on top....yummm... The thicker the better! ^_^ Hope you're having a nice day!
    Cheers, Kristy

  9. Angie
    Ya, dark, but but bitter!

    Elin, Ann, Anncoo & penny
    Thanks for compliments!

    Just used up what's left of the cooking choc, but luckily just enough for the recipe.

    Use up the whole orange, nothing is wasted, ha, ha!

    If thicker, then I'll need to 'jaga' my waist line! You have a great weekend too!

  10. ooooo that look sinful. You did a great job decorating it. Just like what we get from the cake shop :)

  11. Wow...real dark chocolate topping. The cake looks rich and moist. Have to be my favourite :D

  12. MaryMoh
    Yes, chocolate seems to be everybody's favourite!


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