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Glazed Chocolate-Orange Cake
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Glazed Chocolate-Orange Cake

4 Hours 15 Minutes
15 Min Prep
4 Hr 15 Min Cook
Try this chocolate-orange cake! Partygoers are sure to ask for the recipe for this Glazed Chocolate-Orange Cake, so be prepared with a few printouts!
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1 navel orange
2-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
1 pkg. (4 oz.) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, chopped
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Let's Make It
1
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 12-cup fluted tube or 10-inch tube pan. Cool cake in pan 10 min. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
2
Add boiling water to gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water; carefully pour over cake. Refrigerate 3 hours. Meanwhile, grate peel from orange, then cut orange into sections (see Tip); refrigerate until ready to use.
3
Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife. Invert cake onto plate; gently remove pan. Microwave 2 cups COOL WHIP and chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 1 min. Drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with orange zest. Top with remaining COOL WHIP and orange sections just before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Substitute
Use 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Orange Tangerine Flavor Gelatin.
Size Wise
Chocolate and orange make a great flavor combination in this show stopping dessert that makes enough to feed a crowd at your next party or gathering.
How to Section Orange
Use a sharp paring knife to cut a 1/2-inch-thick slice off both ends of orange. Cut the peel and white pith away from the orange, using a downward cutting motion following the shape of the fruit. Place orange on its side, then cut down along the membrane on both sides of each section to remove the fruit.
How to Drizzle Chocolate Glaze
Spoon prepared glaze into small plastic bag; cut small corner from bottom of bag. Use to drizzle glaze over cake. Or drizzle glaze from spoon over cake.
Make Ahead
Cake can be made ahead of time. Prepare as directed except do not add glaze. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, prepare glaze and drizzle over cake. Continue as directed.
Substitute
Prepare using white cake mix.
Nutrition
Calories
250
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
14%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
12%
Sodium 230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates 35g
13%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 25g
50%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
6%
Calcium
6%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
16 servings
* 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.
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