Recipe by Ducky
This recipe comes from the Jewish Holiday Feasts cookbook and is a recipe for Purim. Times are guesstimates and do not include cooling time.
Top Review by Sydney Mike
Loved the taste of these little buggers! With one exception, the recipe was followed down the line ~ I added 1/2 teaspoon of orange extract to the glaze! My zester gave me long, thin, curly strands of orange zest which I used on top! VERY, VERY TASTY! Thanks for sharing! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this Spring's PAC]
- 8 tablespoons unsalted butter or 8 tablespoons margarine
- 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, cut into small pieces
- 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, cut into small pieces
- 2 eggs
- 1⁄2 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup orange marmalade
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2⁄3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter or 3 tablespoons margarine
- 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut into small pieces
- 1 tablespoon corn syrup
- 1 orange, zest of, grated
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Grease 9-inch square cake pan.
- In medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter with chocolate.
- Pour into mixing bowl and cool 10 minutes.
- Add eggs, sugar and marmalade to chocolate mixture, whisking until smooth.
- Stir in vanilla, flour, baking powder and salt, just until flour is no longer visible.
- Pour into prepared cake pan and bake until surface is shiny, approximately 30 minutes.
- Cool completely.
- Melt butter with chocolate and add corn syrup.
- Stir until incorporated.
- Spread glaze on cake.
- Sprinkle with orange zest.
- Let cake sit until glaze is fairly firm.
- Cut into 3-inch squares or pieces of desired size.