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Van Bake off Triple Chocolate Orange Drizzle Cake

This recipe was selected as star baker for chocolate week in van bake off 2020. It certainly has the wow factor!!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Baking
Servings 12
Diet Vegetarian


  • Oven


For the cake batter

  • 6 oz Butter
  • 6 oz Caster sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 6 oz Self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp Milk

For the icing

  • 100 g White chocolate
  • 200 g Icing sugar
  • 100 g Butter

For the orange drizzle

  • 1/4 cup Orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Sugar


For the cake

  • Cream together butter and sugar. Slowly add eggs with a little of the flour. Fold in remaining flour, cocoa and choc chips.
  • Divide between 2 lined cake tins. Bake for 30 mins in a pre-heated oven at gas 4.

For the orange drizzle

  • While cakes are cooling put juice and sugar in a pan and heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Spoon over both cakes.

For the icing

  • Cream together butter and icing sugar. Add slightly cooled melted chocolate.
  • Use half of the cream for centre of the cake and the remainder for top and sides.
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  • Add some chocolate curls


Calories: 415kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 4gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 186mgPotassium: 86mgFiber: 1gSugar: 40gVitamin A: 639IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Baking, Cake, chocolate, orange, van bake off
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