Chocolate-orange Cake

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.

Yield:

Makes 12 to 16 servings

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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

Ingredients

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.

Note:

June 2003