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Dark Chocolate Orange Cake

Dark Chocolate Orange Cake

Carol

Carol

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

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 87 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  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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Reviews

JANETINCANADA
19

JANETINCANADA

2/26/2005

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 the most discriminating koffee klatch.

Cathy
16

Cathy

8/22/2008

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 because it's so dry.

Erica S
8

Erica S

12/9/2007

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.

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