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Glazed Chocolate-Orange Cake

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16 servings, 1 slice each

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  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for greased and floured 3-L fluted tube or 10-inch tube pan. Cool cake in pan 10 min. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  • Add boiling water to jelly powder in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water; pour carefully jelly over cake. Refrigerate 3 hours. Meanwhile, grate peel from orange, then cut orange into sections. (See Tip.) Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 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 glaze over cake. Sprinkle with orange zest. Top with remaining Cool Whip and orange sections just before serving.

How to Section the 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 the 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

This moist cake can be made ahead of time. Prepare recipe as directed except do not top with the glaze. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, prepare glaze and drizzle over cake. Continue as directed.


Prepare using a white cake mix.


  • 16 servings, 1 slice each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 slice each
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 220mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 23g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* 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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