Finnish Tiikerikkakku, Tiger Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by CaliforniaJan

In researching recipes for ZWT #6's trip to Scandinavia I found this delicious sounding bundt cake.

Top Review by waynejohn1234

The combination of orange and chocolate in this marble type cake is what caught my attention - just love those flavors together. Suggest you use butter and cream with sugar (adding sugar gradually to the butter) until like whipped cream. Other than the above it is a delightful pound cake.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Grease and flour a bundt pan.
  3. Beat butter and sugar together until creamy.
  4. Sift together flour and baking powder.
  5. Alternatively, add eggs and flour to the batter until all are combined.
  6. Stir in vanilla.
  7. Place 1/3 of cake batter into separate mixing bowl; stir in cocoa and juice of 1/2 orange.
  8. In original bowl, stir in all of orange zest and juice of remaining 1/2 orange.
  9. Spread 1/3 of orange batter evenly in bottom of bundt pan.
  10. Gently dribble half of chocolate batter on top with a spoon or frosting bag.
  11. Repeat layers, ending with orange batter on top.
  12. Bake on center rack of oven for 1 hour or until cake tests done.

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