Chocolate Orange Cake

READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
Recipe by KelBel

Adapted from a recipe in Prevention Magazine. Light and chocolatey.

Top Review by Kittencalrecipezazz

oh gosh this makes a wonderful layer cake, the filling from this is so good, I am going to try this as a rolled up cake with the filling in the middle, I used the regular instant pudding and 2% milk for this, and also used freshly squeezed orange, thanks for sharing this great recipe Kel!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line a 10"x15" jellyroll pan with wax paper.
  3. Wisk together cocoa, sugar and boiling water; Cool to lukewarm.
  4. Prepare cake mix following package directions, using the orange juice and adding the cocoa mixture.
  5. Spread batter evenly in the pan and bake 20 minutes or until top looks dry.
  6. Invert onto large rack; remove pan and wax paper and let cool.
  7. In a medium bowl, combine milk, pudding, and vanilla or orange extract. Fold in whip topping; chill 5 minutes.
  8. Cut cake crosswise into thirds (5'x10'), cover one piece with 1/3 pudding mixture, place second layer on top of first. Cover with 1/3 pudding mixture. Place third layer and top with remaining pudding mixture.
  9. Chill for 2 hours.

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