Chocolate Cake With Orange Crunch And Glaze

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Chocolate Cake With Orange Crunch And Glaze


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :25 Min

Cook Time : 1 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 25 Min


Serves : 10
  • 1 cup crushed orange cream cookies

  • 1/2 cup almonds

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

  • 1 & 1/2 cup refined flour or maida

  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 1/2 cup oil

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon Cocoa powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • For glaze, 1/2 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice

  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest


  • Dry roast almonds until almonds change it's colour and becomes fragrant. Let it cool down.
  • Blend or grind the almonds with sugar and orange cookies.
  • Take out the mixture in a bowl. Mix orange zest and butter in it. Mix everything well.
  • Grease a baking pan and dust with flour.
  • Spread the almond mixture on the bottom of the pan and wall too. Press with your fingers to set well. Keep the pan aside.
  • Preheat the oven at 180° for 10 minutes.
  • Mix vinegar in lukewarm milk and keep aside.
  • In a bowl sift together flour, baking powder, soda and cocoa powder.
  • In a large bowl whisk together oil and sugar. Add vinegar mixed milk in the oil sugar mixture. Whisk again.
  • Add vanilla essence. Mix well. Then gradually mix the dry ingredients. Mix everything and make a smooth lump free batter.
  • Now pour the mixture into the greased cake pan. Bake for 30 - 40 minutes or till the toothpick comes out clean. Check after 30 minutes. Every oven takes different time.
  • Take out the cake when slightly warm. Place on a plate upside down.
  • Let it cool down completely.
  • In the meantime prepare the glaze. In a bowl mix 1/2 cup powdered sugar, orange zest, orange food colour and orange juice. Beat well until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture over upside down cake.
  • Garnish with orange slices and choco chips.