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Chocolate-Orange Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate-Orange Cake, by , is from Berkwood Hedge School Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sara Feldman
Added: Tuesday, May 19, 2009


1 cup sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/4 cup orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier)
1/4 cup water
1 18.25-ounce package of Devil's Food cake mix
8 ounces sour cream
1 4 ounce package instant chocolate fudge pudding
4 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup coffee liqueur
2 tbsp. grated orange peel
1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
1 12 ounce package chocolate chips
powdered sugar

Combine first 4 ingredients in heavy small saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter melts and sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Increase heat and boil 2 minutes. Cool completely.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 10-cup bundt pan. Using electric mixer beat cake mix and next 8 ingredients until well blended, about 3 minutes. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake until toothpick inserted near center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached, about 1 hour. Immediately spoon sugar and butter mixture over cake in pan. Let cake stand 30 minutes. Turn cake out onto platter and cool completely. Sprinkle top with powdered sugar and serve. 10 servings.

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From Ilana Feldman's Grandma




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