Sunday, April 5, 2009

Chocolate Orange Cake




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Ingredient's :

Cake :

2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup unsweetened choco powder
1 and 1/4 cups granulated sugar
4 tsp Ener g egg replacer /3 eggs
1tsp instant coffee powder
1 tsp orange zest
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup canola oil
2tbs water
1/3 cup sour cream

Frosting

1/2 cup half & half milk
2tbs powdered sugar
Betty crocker chocolate icing


Garnishing

2tbs orange curls
1/2 cup grated chocolate curls


Method:

1) Preheat the oven 325 f and take 8"round baking pan and lightly grease it , dust it with little all purpose flour or choco powder .
2) Shift together all the dry ingredients (all purpose flour ,baking powder,choco powder,sugar,egg replacer ,instant coffee powder) mix it well .
3) Add all the wet ingredients one by one .
4) Then add orange zest and mix together .
5) By using electric mixer, beat all the ingredients to combine together about 2-3 minutes .
6)Pour the batter in to baking pan and tap it to spread evenly.
7) Bake this about 30-45 minutes till the tooth pick comes out cleanly .
8) Leave it in the pan for 10 minutes and leave this on the rack for 1/2 hour to cool down completely .


Frosting
1) I have used betty crocker chocolate icing for frosting ,frost the cake sides and top very evenly .
2) Decorate this with some orange curls ,and grated chocolate curls.Then pipe the design of your choice (using half and half milk and sugar beat this well till it gets good creamy consistency) .
3) Garnish with some orange slices and serve chilled .Enjoi :)

I am sending this wonderful chochlate orange cake to For the Love of Chocolate hosted by Poornima nair .

35 comments:

Lavanya said...

very nice mangala..good work:)

Sushma said...

awesome cake Mangala
keep up the spirits.

Sathya Sankar said...

Lovely cake mangala. Love the orange zest n juice in it....

Varsha Vipins said...

Choc n orange sounds a heavnely combo Mangala..:)..N this looks toooo good too..:)

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow.. lovely cake. wish i cud have them :( gorgeous pics dear.

Smitha said...

I love the combination of orange and chocolate. The pair up very well

LG said...

Such a delicious looking CAKE! I am just drooling here....

Suparna said...

Mangala,
It took me some time to take my eyes of the pics ;) they look so irresistable I was drooling..yummy soft n orangy !
U'll make many ladies forget their diet am sure....lol.
Enjoy the cake and have a nice day!
TC

Superchef said...

such a gorgeous cake!! I always love it when orange or lemon zest is added to desserts! :)

Priya said...

Wow wat a gorgeous, amazing n fabulous cake mangala...Lovely frosting dear, u did a beautiful frosting as professionals..U r rocking gal!

Vishali said...

Slurp! Love the choco orange cake ...looks delicious :D. Pass me some Mangala ;)

Asha said...

Beautiful color of Orange and Chocolate Mangala, love the flavors! :)

Madhumathi said...

wonderful cake.I love zesty orange cakes :)

Mangala Bhat said...

=> Thanks Lavanya ..u r always the first commenter ...i love that Thanks soo much
=> Sushma Thanks sushma ...barta iri nanage kushi aagtte
=> Satya sankar Thanks .i love that too .
=>Varsha Vipin ..Thanks a bunch for ur comment :)
=>Maahi ..Come home sometime i will make whateveru want :)..sure u can have a bite now :)Thanks soo much

Mangala Bhat said...

=> Smitha ..hey dear i din't get time to visit ur blog will come today :) Thanks for ur lovely comemnt
=> LG wow ..Thanks for the coemmnt .
=> .Superna hahah ...yeah ! i know ..Thanks for the lovely commnets .
=> Madhumati Thanks dear :)

Mangala Bhat said...

=> Priya ...Thanks a tonne ..Oh my goodness .Thanks soooooo much :)
=>Superchef ...Thanks for the coemmnt..yeah me too ..i love to play with zests they r sooo cute .
=>Asha and vishali Thanks soo much ..u can comeover here anytime :)

Deepa Hari said...

Thats a lovely cake Mangala...nice decoration...choco and orange sounds wonderful...I am drooling now.

Sara said...

This is awesome..!Great work mangala.. :-)

sowmya aneesh said...

Wow! toooooo good Mangala.no words.I wish i could get a bite of it...

Priya Sriram said...

Wonderfully decorated delicious cake Mangala! Orange & Chocolate sounds fun... love the clicks! :)

Tina said...

Hi Mangala, ur pics r really nice... I really liked the first pic.... happy blogging...

Prathibha said...

The cake is looking very moist and perfect...love the combination of orange and chocolate

Meenal Mehta said...

wow...yummy :)

sulekha said...

I was lucky to taste this cake that mangala made & it was very delicious & yummy....as always gr8 presentation mangala:)

Mangala Bhat said...

=> Deepa hari ,Pratibha,sowmya aneesh,Tina,Meenal,sulekha,and Priya sriram,Sara ..i am very thanks full to u all ..for the wonderful commnets ...keep visiting :)

DEESHA said...

looks gorgeous. I love orange & chocolate both

vidhas said...

Yummy cakes, Awesome cliks. YOur pictures are so.. inviting.

Mangala Bhat said...

Thanks soo much Vidhas and deesha ..:) keep visiting :)

Priya Sriram said...

Mangala dear, thank you so much for the response :)
Sure da, lemme know whenever possible! Hugs!! :)

ARUNA said...

very nice work and awesome pics!

Priya Sriram said...
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Varsha Vipins said...

hi Mangala..I couldn't find you in orkut..My mail id is varsha.sreekumar@gmail.com..:)

Priya Sriram said...

Hi Sweety, Sorry I deleted last comment 'coz I dont wanna publish my personal mail id da... Thanks dear! :) Pls dont publish da, hope you understand! :)

Vaishali said...

man o man, this cake looks so luciousely yummy! This will be one of the top items to try !

SMN said...

very nice combo cake..i hvnt baked oe till now..