Easy Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe

This chocolate orange cake boasts a deeply rich and moist chocolate cake topped with a dark chocolate orange ganache! It’s a chocolate lover’s dream. It’s easy to make and includes a vegan and gluten-free option.

Why This Recipe Works

– Made with fresh orange juice – Decadent chocolate ganache frosting – A hint of orange flavor

ingredients

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line an 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper and set aside. Whisk together the oat milk and lemon juice. Set aside.

MAKE BUTTERMILK:

In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, coconut sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, flour, and orange zest.

MAKE BUTTERMILK:

Add the orange juice, oil, and eggs to the oat milk mixture and whisk. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well.

COMBINE WET INGREDIENTS, MIX WITH DRY:

In a separate bowl, mix the boiling water and instant coffee. Stir the coffee mixture into the cake batter.

ADD COFFEE MIXTURE:

Pour the cake batter into the prepared pan and bake until a skewer comes out clean – about 45 to 50 minutes. If the top of the cake starts to brown too quickly, cover it with aluminum foil.

BAKE CHOC ORANGE CAKE: 

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