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What you need:

  • 200g/7oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 1 Rounded Teaspoon Odlums Baking Powder
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 150g/5oz Caster Sugar
  • 50g/2oz Cocoa
  • 100ml Sunflower Oil or light Olive Oil
  • Grated Rind of 2 Oranges
  • Juice of 1 Orange
  • Few Drops Goodall۪s Orange Essence

For Icing

  • 75g/3oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 175g/6oz Icing Sugar
  • 100g Shamrock Dark Chocolate, melted

For Decoration

  • Box of Terry۪s Chocolate Orange

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line a 20cms/8" deep cake tin with baking parchment.
  2. Place eggs and sugar in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Using electric mixer, whisk until is thick and creamy and doubled in size.
  3. Sieve over the flour, baking powder and cocoa and gently fold۪ in. When almost mixed in, add the oil, juice and rind. Gently fold۪ in.
  4. Transfer to prepared tin and bake for 25 minutes or until cake is risen and spongy, when lightly pressed in the centre.
  5. Cool in tin for 10 mins. before transferring to wire tray to cool fully.
  6. For Icing: Cream butter & sugar together until light & fluffy. Add melted chocolate and whisk again until smooth.
  7. Spread icing over top and sides of cake. Decorate with Terry۪s Chocolate Orange segments, as desired. Enjoy!
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Fathers Day Chocolate Orange Cake

Category

Cakes

Cook Time

25 mins

What you need:

  • 200g/7oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 1 Rounded Teaspoon Odlums Baking Powder
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 150g/5oz Caster Sugar
  • 50g/2oz Cocoa
  • 100ml Sunflower Oil or light Olive Oil
  • Grated Rind of 2 Oranges
  • Juice of 1 Orange
  • Few Drops Goodall۪s Orange Essence

For Icing

  • 75g/3oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 175g/6oz Icing Sugar
  • 100g Shamrock Dark Chocolate, melted

For Decoration

  • Box of Terry۪s Chocolate Orange

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line a 20cms/8" deep cake tin with baking parchment.
  2. Place eggs and sugar in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Using electric mixer, whisk until is thick and creamy and doubled in size.
  3. Sieve over the flour, baking powder and cocoa and gently fold۪ in. When almost mixed in, add the oil, juice and rind. Gently fold۪ in.
  4. Transfer to prepared tin and bake for 25 minutes or until cake is risen and spongy, when lightly pressed in the centre.
  5. Cool in tin for 10 mins. before transferring to wire tray to cool fully.
  6. For Icing: Cream butter & sugar together until light & fluffy. Add melted chocolate and whisk again until smooth.
  7. Spread icing over top and sides of cake. Decorate with Terry۪s Chocolate Orange segments, as desired. Enjoy!
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