Wacky Chocolate-Orange Cake with Orange Frosting

Recipe by Millereg
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 9
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • ---- THE CAKE ----.
  • Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit.
  • Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt into an 8" x 8" baking pan.
  • Make 3 holes in the dry ingredients.
  • Place oil in the first hole, vinegar in the second hole, and vanilla in the third hole (again, I kid thee not- trust me on this one!).
  • Pour orange juice over everything and mix well.
  • Spread batter evenly in the pan and bake in dish that the batter was mixed in.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until center is firm.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Refrigerate leftovers (if any).
  • ---- THE FROSTING ----.
  • Combine gelatin, orange juice, and cold water in small saucepan.
  • Let stand until thick.
  • Place over low heat, stirring constantly, just until gelatin dissolves.
  • Remove from heat and cool, but do not allow to set.
  • Whip cream, sugar and vanilla until slightly thickened.
  • While beating slowly, gradually add gelatin to whipped cream mixture.
  • Whip at high speed until stiff.
  • Spread thickly on the cake.
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