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Orange-flavoured Chocolate Cake

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

One of the most popular desserts on our Kamahi Cottage dinner menu.

Chocolate Cake with chocolate moulded leaves and fresh violets

 1 ¾ cups Flour
 2 cups Sugar
 ¾ cup Cocoa
 2 tsp Baking soda
 1 tsp Baking powder
 1 tsp Salt
 2 Eggs
 finely grated zest of 1 Orange
 1 tsp Vanilla essence
 1 cup freshly brewed strong black Coffee
 ½ cup Soya oil
 1 cup Milk or Buttermilk
 1 cup Icing sugar
 2 tsp Cocoa
 finely grated rind of 1 Orange
 12 tbsp Butter (soft)
 hot water to mix a spreadable consistency

Preheat oven to 180°C.


Mix everything in a food processor until very smooth.


Pour into a baking paper lined 23–25cm tin (or several smaller tins).


Bake for 1 to 1.5 hours until cooked (test that a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean).


Let cool, then ice when cold.

Nutrition Facts

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