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Chocolate Crepe Cake with Salted Chocolate Orange Sauce

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"A delicious cake that combines flavors that everyone loves--chocolate and orange."
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1 h 15 m servings 1035
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 8-inch cake)


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  1. Mix milk, flour, cocoa powder, confectioners' sugar, eggs, vanilla and Diamond Crystal(R) Kosher Salt in a large mixing bowl until smooth and well blended.
  2. Melt about 1/3 teaspoon of the butter in a small skillet over medium high heat. Add about 1/4 cup of the batter to the skillet; tilt pan with a circular motion to evenly distribute batter. Cook until bubbles appear and the surface looks dull. Turn the crepe and cook on the other side approximately 1 minute. Place crepe on a plate. Repeat for the remaining crepes, separating them with a layer of waxed paper to prevent them from sticking to each other. Batter is enough to make about 16 crepes.
  3. For Chocolate Orange Sauce, place the cream into a medium pan and heat until very warm. Remove pan from heat. Add chocolate and stir until combined and silky. Add orange juice concentrate, vanilla, sugar and Diamond Crystal(R) Kosher Salt; stir until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Whip 2 cups whipping cream in a bowl until stiff.
  5. To assemble the cake, place a crepe on a serving plate. Spread a thin layer of whipped cream onto crepe; top with another crepe. Continue layering whipped cream and crepes, ending with an unfrosted crepe. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to firm up the cake before serving.
  6. To serve, spoon about 4 tablespoons of sauce on a dessert plate in a small circle. Slice cake into wedges. Place a wedge of cake on top of the chocolate orange sauce.
  7. Optional garnishes: Peeled orange sections, mint sprigs, or shaved chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1035 calories; 73.6 85.3 15.5 271 303 Full nutrition

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This was a lot of work, but oh so worth it! If you want less work, don't worry about making a cake, just makes your crepes, top with whip cream and chocolate sauce, and roll it! The Salted Choco...

Insanely rich. Kidlets want the leftover crepe cake for breakfast!

I only made the crepe part of this recipe and the crepes were great. I made two batches of crepes. The first batch I made the crepes right away. They were yummy but very airy. The second batch I...

For the amount of work, it wasn't as great as I thought it would be. A bit dry.