Monday, 8 June 2009

.Recipe Monday.

Choc-Orange Marble Cake

60g dark chocolate, chopped
125g butter
2 tsp vanilla
1 1/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups self-raising flour
3/4 cup milk
1 Tbs grated orange rind

Chocolate Fudge Frosting
60g dark chocolate, chopped
60g butter
1 3/4 cups icing sugar
3 Tbs milk
1 tsp vanilla

Grease and line a square cake pan with baking paper.
Melt chocolate over hot water. Cool to room temperature.
Cream butter, essence and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Fold in sifted flour and milk in two lots.
Divide mixture into two bowls. Stir chocolate into one bowl and orange rind into the other.
Drop spoonfuls of chocolate mixture into the corners and centre of cake pan. Spoon the orange mixture into the spaces. Swirl knife through mixture a few times.
Bake in moderate oven for about 35 minutes.
Stand 5 minutes before turning onto cake rack to cool.
Spread top and sides of cake with frosting.

Chocolate Fudge Frosting:
Melt chocolate over hot water, cool to room temperature.
Beat butter until light and fluffy.
Gradually beat in half the icing sugar.
Beat in chocolate, milk and essence, then remaining icing sugar. Beat until frosting is spreadable.


Sim-Dim said...

Why are you at home doing Recipe Mon and not having this baby!! Come on, tomorrow is day 6.... bring it on!!! xx. Oh yeah and the cake sounds yum too. :)

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