This recipe makes an orange-accented chocolate cake with a coffee-flavored glaze

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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 x 13 inch cake pan.

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  • Whip the sugar, eggs, baking powder, and the vanilla sugar. (To make Vanilla Sugar: Place one clean vanilla bean in a pint jar with 1 - 1 1/2 cups white sugar. Shake occasionally. After a few days, use the sugar and replenish as necessary.) Add the shortening and mix well.

  • Stir in the flour, the cocoa powder, and the orange juice and mix until homogeneous. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake cake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for about 40 minutes. Remove cake from oven and immediately spread coffee glaze over top.

  • To Make Glaze: Five minutes before cake is done, mix together confectioners' sugar, Nescafe powder, and milk. Use immediately to spread over hot cake.

Nutrition Facts

308.5 calories; 3.4 g protein; 46.7 g carbohydrates; 31 mg cholesterol; 46.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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3 Ratings
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Rating: 1 stars
09/20/2005
This was not to my taste. 1 1/2 tablespoons of cocoa powder? This is not a chocolate cake. It's an instant coffee and a hint of orange juice cake which don't seem to go well together at all. Read More
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