Esther Bolick's Orange Marmalade Cake

Recipe by mandabears
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • CAKE: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray three 9 inch greased and floured cake pans.
  • In a large bowl beat cake mix, oil, eggs, water and orange zest.
  • Mix until well blended.
  • Divide batter evenly among 3 cake pans.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center.
  • Cool in pans for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from pans and cool completely on racks.
  • FROSTING:
  • in a medium bowl beat cream cheese and softened butter with a mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add sugar a little at a time until mixture becomes spreadable consistency.
  • Stir in orange zest.
  • TO ASSEMBLE CAKE:
  • Place 1 cake layer on a serving plate.
  • Cut off raised part.
  • Spread 1/2 cup orange marmalade on top of cake.
  • Spread 1/2 cup frosting over marmalade.
  • Repeat with second layer.
  • Top cake with third layer and spread evenly with frosting.
  • Swirl remaining marmalade on top of cake.