Way Too Easy Choc/Orange (Jaffa) Cake

Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a tribute to my "other Mother"...ya know, the one ya would've chosen, given the chance. The extra cocoa can be omitted but we like ours very chocolatey.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box chocolate cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 cup orange juice
  • 14 cup salad oil
  • 2 -3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 whole unpeeled orange


  1. In a large bowl mix cocoa into dry cake mix.
  2. Chop well washed orange in 6-8 chunks, discard seeds, blitz orange til mushy.
  3. In separate bowl whisk eggs, salad oil, orange juice til combined.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into cake mix, add orange mush and beat all for 4-5 minutes. If it seems a litte dry add water a few drops at a time. Mixture should "ribbon" off beaters.
  5. Pour into buttered and floured bundt pan, thump to settle.
  6. Bake for 30-40 minutes at 350. Test before removing from oven.
  7. Leave to cool before turning out.
  8. Frost or glaze with choc orange frosting.
Most Helpful

My family really loves this scrumptious cake and it's now their favourite. You are right; it is so easy. Thanks for the tip of adding extra cocoa to make it more choc.

BettyBotter February 10, 2008