Chocolate-orange Jaffa cake

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

2 hrs

Serves

12 to 14

Chocolate-orange Jaffa cake

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

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

Batter

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup strained orange juice , (2 oranges)
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Glaze

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

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.

How to: Chocolate-orange Jaffa cake

Nutrition (per serving)

  • 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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