Chocolate-orange Cake

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Chocolate-orange CakeRecipe
James Carrier
Top dark chocolate cake layers with a layer of orange marmalade and an easy buttercream frosting that's flavored with orange peel and orange liqueur.
Makes 12 to 16 servings

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 tablespoons Grand Marnier, other orange-flavored liqueur, or thawed frozen orange juice concentrate
About 1/3 cup orange marmalade

Preparation

Stir orange peel and Grand Marnier into foolproof buttercream. Spread bottom layer of cake with orange marmalade, then about 3/4 cup of the orange buttercream. Top with remaining cake layer and frost with remaining buttercream. Garnish the top of the cake with thin shreds of fresh orange peel.

Created date

March 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 603
Caloriesfromfat 60 %
Protein 6.5 g
Fat 40 g
Satfat 24 g
Carbohydrate 61 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Sodium 294 mg
Cholesterol 205 mg