Orange and White Chocolate Birthday Cake

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 10mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    10
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    560
based on 4 ratings

Zesty orange cake with a sweet white chocolate frosting. Perfect for a birthday party! Decorate with blueberries, or your favorite seasonal fruit.

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    175g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    175g
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    600g
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    80g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    100g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10g
  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds
    100g
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    200g
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    120g
  • White chocolate icon
    White chocolate
    200g
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    200g
  • Marmalade icon
    Marmalade
    150g
  • Blueberries icon
    Blueberries
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Round pan - 8"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Small glass bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Prepare 2 round pans
  3. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Add salted butter
  5. Add granulated sugar
  6. Add zest of orange
  7. Cream until light and fluffy
  8. Add egg yolk one by one while mixing
  9. Get a clean medium bowl
  10. Add all purpose flour
  11. Add baking powder
  12. Add ground almonds
  13. Mix briefly until combined
  14. Fold dry ingredients into batter gently
  15. Add juice of orange
  16. Mix until combined
  17. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  18. Add egg white
  19. Whisk until stiff
  20. Fold egg whites into batter gradually
  21. Transfer batter to 2 round pans
  22. Bake for 30min until skewer tests clean
  23. Transfer onto cooling rack
  24. Get a clean small glass bowl
  25. Add white chocolate
  26. Melt in microwave on low heat
  27. Get a clean medium bowl
  28. Add crème fraîche
  29. Whip until thick
  30. Fold chocolate mixture into cream
  31. Get a clean small bowl
  32. Add marmalade
  33. Assemble round pans
  34. Decorate with blueberries
  35. Chill in fridge for approx 1h
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