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Orange Cappuccino Cake

The refreshing orange zest in this cake adds a delightful balance to its rich chocolate and coffee flavors.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

2
oz sweet baking chocolate
1/2
cup water
1/4
cup orange cappuccino-flavored instant coffee mix
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
cups granulated sugar
4
eggs, separated
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup buttermilk

Orange Cappuccino Frosting

2
oz sweet baking chocolate
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
tablespoons orange cappuccino-flavored instant coffee mix
8
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup milk
1/4
cup orange juice

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan. In small saucepan, heat 2 ounces chocolate and the water over low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate is melted. Stir in 1/4 cup coffee mix (dry) and orange peel; cool slightly. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat 1 cup butter and the granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in chocolate mixture and vanilla. Beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating until smooth after each addition.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold into batter. Pour into pan.
  • 4 Bake 42 to 45 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5 In medium saucepan, heat 2 ounces chocolate and 1/2 cup butter over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Stir in 2 tablespoons coffee mix (dry). In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, milk, orange juice and melted chocolate mixture on medium speed until light and fluffy. Spread frosting evenly over cake.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

How does your cake stack up? If you prefer a layer cake, grease and flour three 9-inch round cake pans. Bake 20 minutes. Cool 10 minutes, then remove from pans to cooling racks and cool completely. Fill layers and frost cake with frosting.

Garnish this sensational cake with orange zest and chocolate-covered coffee beans.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
(
Calories from Fat
205 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23 g
23 %
(Saturated Fat
7 g,
7 %
),
Cholesterol
55 mg
55 %;
Sodium
360 mg
360 %;
Total Carbohydrate
103 g
103 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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