Orange Chocolate Marble Cake with Orange Buttercream Frosting

Recipe by Karen..
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease and flour two 9 inch layer pans.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl with electric mixer.
  • Blend in orange rind and eggs.
  • Sift flour, salt and powder together and add alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • Pour about 2/3 of batter into prepared pans.
  • Combine melted chocolate, baking soda and water and blend into remaining cake batter.
  • Spoon chocolate batter here and there over orange batter and cut through with spatula or knife to make a marbled effect.
  • Bake at 350* for 30 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
  • Cool cakes in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely on racks.
  • Fill and frost with Orange Buttercream Frosting.
  • Decorate with mandarin oranges.
  • Orange Buttercream Frosting: Blend butter and egg yolk at low speed in a large bowl.
  • Gradually beat in sugar alternately with orange juice.
  • Beat in orange rind.
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