Devil's Food Cake With Orange Frosting


Devil's Food Cake  With Orange Frosting


Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup butter,at room temperature
  • 1 2/2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • orange rind strips,for decoration
For the Frosting
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup frozen orange juice
  • 1 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • grated rind of 1 orange
Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl,mix the cocoa
and and 3/4 cup boiling water until smooth and set aside.
Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs,
one at a time,beating well.When the cocoa mixture is lukewarm
stir into the butter mixture. Sift together the flour, baking soda
and baking powder twice. Fold into the cocoa mixture in three
batches, alternating with the sour cream. Bake for 30-35
minutes.



Thinly slice the orange rind strips. Blanch in boiling water
for 1 minute. For the frosting, place all the ingredients in
the top of a double boiler. With an electric mixer, beat until
the mixture holds soft peaks. Remove from heat and beat
until thick enough to spread. Sandwich the cake with frosting
and arrange the rinds on top.
Recipe courtesy:The ultimate Dessert Cookbook

31 Comments:

Chow and Chatter said...

wow this is wonderful

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Wow!!!! excellent cake.

Palidor said...

I absolutely LOVE devil's food cake! The icing is so perfectly smooth. It looks wonderful!!

Mythreyi Dilip said...

I am very fond of devils food, urs looks great!

Priya said...

Wow such a delicious and gorgeous frosting cake..yum!

Abhilash Pillai said...

I think you are gona make the viewers a devil... what a fantastic delicious cake...

Mouth watery!

Padma said...

Cake looks awesome... one more wonderful cake from you :)

Barbara Bakes said...

I love the combination of chocolate and orange! I'm putting this on my must try list!

Sarah Naveen said...

Oh !!! that looks Fabulous!!! Gotta try it!!!

Simply Life said...

oooh that cake looks delicious!

Aysha said...

Declicious n yummy cake dear...wish i could have some slices right now!!!

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

delicious... too good...

5 Star Foodie said...

Delicious, love the orange frosting!

Rachel said...

Love devil's cake...

Cinnamon Girl aka Reeni♥ said...

How scrumptious!! Love the orange frosting!

Sushma Mallya said...

Lovely cake with yummy frosting...

Uma said...

this is such a delightful cake. looks soo tempting :)

Prathibha said...

wow lovely cake dear..nice frosting too...

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow....extremely drool worthy...love that creamy frosting......

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Lovely cake and beautiful frosting.

sree said...

Wow!!!!u r soooo gd @ this..

Tina said...

Darling enda ithu........njanum varatteyoo ninte koode..........?luv u...

Gita said...

Awesome presentation Vrinda :)

Shri said...

Can you give me your address?Seriously!!Stunning,Vrinda!

Parita said...

So Flavorful and delicious!

women-wisdom.com said...

The cake looks fabulus and its a easy recipe to be followed. But I dont agree with its name as I love this cake

Homecooked said...

Wow....looks fanastic! I am sure the combo of chocolate and orange was delicious!

rekhas kitchen said...

OMG what a combination chocolate and orange just simply superb. drooling.

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

adipoli snap vrinda... too tempting... :)

Babli said...

Cake looks yummy and delicious. Feel like having it now. Beautiful presentation.

Malar Gandhi said...

Looks so grand, wonderful click as usual...love it.

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