Sunday, October 11, 2020

CHOCOLATE ORANGE LOAF CAKE


 CHOCOLATE ORANGE LOAF CAKE





A delicious and sweet Terry Chocolate Orange Cake sprinkled with Terry Chocolate Orange Chunks and Terry Chocolate Orange Buttercream Frosting!

 

Ingredients:

For the sponge:

  • 1/2 a Terry's Chocolate Orange chopped up
  • 200 g Butter or baking spread
  • 175 g Self raising flour
  • 2 tsp Orange extract
  • 1/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 200 g Caster sugar
  • 25 g Cocoa powder
  • 4 Eggs large
  • 1 tbsp Milk

For the buttercream:

  • 275 g Icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Milk
  • 25 g Cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Orange extract
  • 150 g Butter or baking spread

For decoration:

  • Orange sprinkles optional
  • 1/2 a Terry's Chocolate Orange

 

Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 and grease and line a 2lb loaf tin
  2. Mix together the butter and caster sugar using an electric mixer or a spoon until light and fluffy
  3. Add the orange extract, eggs and milk and whisk in until smooth
  4. Whisk in the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder until fully combined
  5. Fold in the chopped up Terry's Chocolate Orange
  6. Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for an hour, or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Leave to cool fully
  7. To make the buttercream, use an electric mixer or a spoon to mix together the butter, cocoa powder and icing sugar until they start to combine, then add the orange extract and milk and mix until smooth
  8. Put it into a piping bag and pipe it onto the loaf cake, or spread on with a spoon or spatula
  9. Decorate with the remaining Terry's Chocolate Orange pieces and some sprinkles too if you like!
  10. Store in an airtight container in a cool place and eat within 3 days. Enjoy your cake!