Orange and White Chocolate Birthday Cake

by

Drop

POSTED Mon, February 2, 2015

Serves

10

Total Time

70 MINS

Calories

560

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

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter

    175 g (about ¾ cup)

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    175 g (about ¾ cup)

  • Orange icon
    Orange

    3 (about 600 g)zest of

  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk

    4 (about 80 g)

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour

    100 g (about ¾ cup)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    10 g (about 2 teaspoons)

  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds

    100 g (about ¾ cup)

  • Orange icon
    Orange

    1 (about 200 g)juice of

  • Egg white icon
    Egg white

    4 (about 120 g)

  • White chocolate icon
    White chocolate

    200 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche

    200 g (about ¾ cup)

  • Marmalade icon
    Marmalade

    150 g (about ½ cup)

  • Blueberries icon
    Blueberries

    as needed

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 2. Prepare 2 clean round pans
  • 3. Add salted butter, granulated sugar and orange to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 4. Cream until light and fluffy
  • 5. Add egg yolk to the batter one by one while mixing
  • 6. Add all purpose flour, baking powder and ground almonds to a clean medium bowl
  • 7. Mix briefly until combined
  • 8. Fold dry ingredients into batter gently
  • 9. Add orange to the batter
  • 10. Mix until combined
  • 11. Add egg white to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 12. Whisk until stiff
  • 13. Fold egg whites into batter gradually
  • 14. Transfer batter to 2 round pans
  • 15. Bake until skewer tests clean - 30 min, 175°C
  • 16. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 17. Add white chocolate to a clean small glass bowl
  • 18. Melt in microwave - low heat
  • 19. Add crème fraîche to a clean medium bowl
  • 20. Whip until thick
  • 21. Fold chocolate mixture into cream
  • 22. Add marmalade to a clean small bowl
  • 23. Assemble round pans
  • 24. Decorate with blueberries
  • 25. Chill in fridge - approx 1 hr

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