Chocolate Orange Loaf Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • Line a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Grease sides of pan.
  • In a large bowl, with electric mixer, beat the butter, syrup and sugar until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and cocoa powder.
  • Beat 1 tablespoon of the dry ingredients into the syrup mixture.
  • Beat in 1 egg.
  • Add another couple of spoonfuls of dry ingredients.
  • Beat in the second egg.
  • Beat in remaining dry ingredients, and then add, while still beating, the orange zest.
  • Gradually add the orange juice. (The batter may look slightly curdled.).
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 45 minutes (edges should look dry and center of cake may have dipped slightly).
  • Cool in pan on wire rack.
  • Carefully remove from pan and cool completely.
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