Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Boiled Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

A really easy recipe adapted from  here


2 cups freshly squeeze orange juice
zest of 2 oranges
200g caster sugar
250g butter
1/2 cup Dutch cocoa
4 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tsp vanilla bean paste
465g self-raising flour, sifted

  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees C.
  • Grease and line a 21 x 11cm loaf tin.
  • Put water, sugar and butter in a pan and cook over medium-low heat.  Stir until butter is melted. Add in orange zest.
  • Sift cocoa into the butter mixture.  Whisk until combined.  Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Add in beaten eggs, orange zest and vanilla.  Fold in flour and whisk until smooth using a balloon whisk.  
  • Pour batter into the prepared tin and bake for 1 hour or until cooked when tested with a skewer.
  • Remove cake from the oven and stand on a wire rack for 15 minutes before turning out. 

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