Chocolate-orange Jaffa cake

Prep 20 min
Total 2 hours
Serves 12 to 14

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Ingredients

1 tbsp
unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 tsp
all-purpose flour

Batter

1 1/2 cups
granulated sugar
2 tbsp
2 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
4
2/3 cup
canola oil
2/3 cup
strained orange juice, (2 oranges)
1/3 cup
2 tsp

Glaze

2/3 cup
finely chopped dark chocolate
1/2 cup
35% cream
2 tsp

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F.
  • PAN: Mix butter and flour in a small bowl, then brush inside a 10-cup Bundt pan.
  • BATTER: Rub sugar and orange zest in a large bowl with hands to release the natural oil. Whisk in flour, baking powder and salt.
  • WHISK eggs, oil, orange juice, buttermilk and vanilla in a bowl. Stir into flour mixture until just combined. Pour into prepared pan.
  • BAKE until a tester inserted into centre of cake comes out clean, 35 to 40 min. Cool for 20 min in pan. Remove cake to a rack and cool completely, about 40 min.
  • GLAZE: Place chocolate in a small bowl. Heat cream in a small saucepan over medium-high, until bubbles start to form. Pour over chocolate and let stand  1 min. Stir until  smooth. Stir in honey, then drizzle over cake.

Nutrition

Calories 370
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrates 44 g
Fat 19 g
Fibre 2 g
Sodium 175 mg
Excellent source of iron
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How to: Chocolate-orange Jaffa cake

Issue: March 2017

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Photo credit: Photo, Erik Putz.

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