Chocolate and orange and hazelnut cake by Janis Catlin

Chocolate and orange and hazelnut cake by Janis Catlin

Posted by Competition Entrant on 20/01/2014

  • Vegetarian
  • Blog post
  • 4 of 5 17
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  • Serves: Up to 10 people
  • Recipe course: Desserts

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Ingredients

5oz butter
1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
3 large eggs
9 oz self raising flour
10 oz caster sugar
2½ oz cocoa powder
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
8 fl oz fresh squeezed orange juice
2 fl oz water 75g chopped hazelnuts

Topping:
300g marscapone
3- 5 tablespoons orange juice to taste
3 oz icing sugar
25g hazelnuts approx. (10 whole remainder chopped)

Entered by Janis Catlin on 15/01/2014

A simple but effective recipe that is easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy!  

Method

Set oven at 180˚C.  Grease and base line a 7" cake tin.

  1. Place all the ingredients into a food mixer/processor bowl and beat for about 3 mins.
  2. Add chopped hazelnuts and mix well.
  3. Put the mixture into the prepared tin and bake in the centre of the oven for 1 hour or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  4. Allow to cool for approx. 10 mins in the tin and then leave until cold before adding the topping.

To make the topping:

  1. Mix together the marscapone cheese, icing sugar and orange juice.
  2. Pile on top of the cold cake, and cover the surface making swirls to decorate.
  3. Finally add whole and chopped hazelnuts to decorate

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Ingredients

5oz butter
1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
3 large eggs
9 oz self raising flour
10 oz caster sugar
2½ oz cocoa powder
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
8 fl oz fresh squeezed orange juice
2 fl oz water 75g chopped hazelnuts

Topping:
300g marscapone
3- 5 tablespoons orange juice to taste
3 oz icing sugar
25g hazelnuts approx. (10 whole remainder chopped)

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