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A whisky marmalade filled dark chocolate orange cake
Trotter's sent me a jar of their whisky marmalade to experiment with and it was perfect timing as I was hoping to make a cake for my Nana's birthday. I made a marmalade filled chocolate orange cake and she said it was the best cake she had ever tasted!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1129 projects »
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  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut the peel off two of the oranges and cut into thin strips.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place in a pan of water and bring to the boil. Simmer the orange peel until it's soft.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the sugar and water in a saucepan and stir until the sugar has dissolved.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bring the sugar to the boil.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Soak the oranges in the syrup.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Leave to simmer for about 20 minutes until the fruit has candied.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Melt the butter in a sauce pan and break in the dark chocolate. Stir until the chocolate has melted and then remove from the heat.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Grate the zest from the third orange and place in a bowl to the side. Place the fruit from all three oranges in a blender with the marmalade.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Blend until smooth.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Stir the blended oranges into the chocolate and then beat in the eggs.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Whisk together the flour, baking soda and cocoa.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 12
    Step 12

    Fold the flour into the chocolate.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 13
    Step 13

    Stir in half of the orange zest and the orange blossom water.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 14
    Step 14

    Separate the batter into two greased cake tins.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 15
    Step 15

    Bake in an oven at 180'C for 45 minutes and then leave to cool.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 16
    Step 16

    Spread one half of the cake with whisky marmalade.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 17
    Step 17

    Place the second cake on top, melt the dark chocolate and spread on top.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Marmalade Cake - Step 18
    Step 18

    Place the candies oranges on top and sprinkle with the remaining zest.

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