easy chocolate orange cake

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By JoEllen Fortenberry Ford
from Vallejo, CA

I got this recipe when I got my first Bundt pan around 1985. I love chocolate and orange together. It is moist and yummy. I have shared it many times and people usually really like it. I hope you do too.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For easy chocolate orange cake

  • 1 pkg
    devil's food cake mix
  • 4 oz
    package instant chocolate fudge pudding mix
  • 1/2 c
    oil
  • 1/4 c
    coffee liqueur
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 4 lg
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 12 oz
    chocolate chips
  • FOR CAKE TOPPING:
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    orange liqueur
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    water

How To Make easy chocolate orange cake

  • 1
    Grease and flour and flour Bundt pan. Using electric mixer, beat cake mix and next eight ingredients until well blended about 3 minutes on high speed. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake about 1 hour.
  • 2
    To make topping, combine sugar, butter, orange liqueur and water in saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter melts and sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Increase heat and bring to a boil for 2 min. Cool to room temperature.
  • 3
    When Cake comes out of oven, immediately spoon sugar and butter mix over cake in pan. Let cake stand 30 min. Turn cake out onto platter and cool completely. sprinkle top with powered sugar and serve. Enjoy!

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