Jaffa Cake with Chocolate Curls

I absolutely love anything chocolate & I love oranges. So, having both these flavours combined in this Jaffa Cake makes me very happy! The sourness of oranges balances the richness of chocolate which brings a truly beautiful taste to this cake.


Sieve Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cups cocoa

Other Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp orange oil

Icing Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp orange oil

  1. Beat sugar & butter till it is light & fluffy.
  2. Put in eggs, one at a time. Beat until well mixed, each time.
  3. Put in the flour, alternately with milk till it finishes, beginning & ending with flour.
  4. Add in the orange oil. Mix in thoroughly.
  5. Pour the cake batter into a greased 9-inch cake tin.
  6. Bake in a preheated 185 deg oven for 45 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  7. Remove the cake from the oven onto a wire rack. Cool to room temperature.
  8. Put all the icing ingredients into a bowl & mix well till it becomes smooth & shiny.
  9. Cover the cake with icing & decorate as desired.