Combine gorgeous pre-baked chocolate cakes with a delightful orange frosting in this Chocolate-Orange Layer Cake. Watch our video to see how orange zest enhances the flavor of this Chocolate-Orange Layer Cake.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1-1/2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
6 Tbsp. butter, softened
6 cups powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. orange zest
12 drops orange food coloring
2 baked chocolate cake layers (8 inch), cooled
3 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate
1/2 of 8-oz. tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)
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Let's Make It
Beat first 5 ingredients with mixer until blended.
Cut each cake horizontally into 2 layers. Stack on plate, spreading 3/4 cup frosting between each layer. Frost top and side with remaining frosting.
Microwave chocolate and COOL WHIP in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute. Cool 15 min.; spread over top of cake, allowing excess to drizzle down side. Keep refrigerated.
The orange flavor is a perfect complement to the chocolate in this special-occasion cake.
Substitute 8 drops yellow and 4 drops red food coloring for the orange food coloring.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 70g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.