Dark Chocolate Orange Cake

Dark Chocolate Orange Cake


"This cake is a dry and grainy texture with a hint of orange."


servings 305 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a bowl, cream the butter with the sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the sour cream, vanilla and orange rind.
  2. In another bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Beat into the creamed mixture just until incorporated and then stir in the almonds.
  3. Turn the batter into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degree C) oven for 1 hour, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Let cool on a rack. Makes 16 servings.
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  1. 7 Ratings


A lovely, dense coffee style cake, it was easy to make and tasted delicious. A semi-sweet chocolate glaze with more almonds sprinkled on top tarts it up sufficiently to meet the approval of even...

When the recipe said dry - it meant dry! I made it for an office event and everyone agreed it was awful. It was so dry it was like eating biscotti. It is a must to have coffee to dip the cake in...

This cake is always a great addition to our meals. It's also very easy to make some variations for your tastes - I make is a 2 layer cake and add more orange zest between the layers.

Nice cake, very good. Didn't have all the ingredients, so I played it by ear... I put more orange in, and the result is very satisfying.

I went ahead and made this cake without reading the reviews, but I did pay special attention to the DO NOT overmix instructions and (after I had read the reviews) the baking time, which I shorte...

This cake is very dry.

This was a huge hit with my family and my followers. I used a box cake mix and a few add ins but it was moist and delicious! You can find my tutorial here:http://kellisretrokitchenarts.wordpre...