Finnish Tiikerikkakku, Tiger Cake

"In researching recipes for ZWT #6's trip to Scandinavia I found this delicious sounding bundt cake."
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
20 slices




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

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  1. 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.


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