Eggless Orange Chocolate cup cake with Orange Butter cream Frosting

by - April 20, 2015


Eggless Orange Chocolate cup cake with Orange Butter cream Frosting

                   This orange chocolate cake with orange frosting is a winning recipe in any crowd. Chocolate and Orange pair up very well and they taste delicious.  And interesting part is,  it doesn't have eggs.  And I skipped mayo and added yogurt. which is equally good.. Try this and enjoy this scrumptious flavors from chocolate and Orange.
 

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 20 to 25 minutes for cup cake OR 45 minutes for  1 bundt pan
Serves: 12

For the cake:
Dry Ingredients:
2 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup plus 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Wet Ingredients:
2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice, plus 2 tablespoons finely grated zest
3/4 cup mayonnaise or 2/3 cup of greek yogurt 
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Eggless Orange Chocolate cup cake with Orange Butter cream Frosting


Method:
For the cake:
1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Mix together the softened butter and 1 tablespoon of the cocoa to make a thick paste. Coat this paste as a paint, inside of the Bundt cupcake pan. Set aside.
2. In an electric mixer, combine the flour, granulated sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and remaining 1/2 cup cocoa and mix until blended. 
3. Add the orange juice, mayonnaise, vinegar and vanilla and mix until just combined, 1 to 2 minutes. 4. Fold in the orange zest. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.

Baking:
5. Bake the cake until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean or 20 minutes for cupcakes and 45 minutes for single bundt pan. 
6. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, and then turn out onto a cooling rack to cool completely.

Eggless Orange Chocolate cup cake with Orange Butter cream Frosting


For Orange Buttercream Frosting:

Ingredients:
3/4 cup butter, softened  
2 tsp grated orange rind  
1 (16-oz.) package confectioners sugar
2 to 3 tbsp orange juice 
Dash of peach food color

Method:

1. Beat butter and orange rind at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add confectioners sugar, beating until well blended.

2. Stir in 2 tbsp. orange juice, adding additional orange juice, if necessary, to reach desired consistency.

  Adapted from Food Network
Eggless Orange Chocolate cup cake with Orange Butter cream Frosting


Eggless Orange Chocolate cup cake with Orange Butter cream Frosting


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 20 to 25 minutes for cup cake OR 45 minutes for  1 bundt pan
Serves: 12

For the cake:
Dry Ingredients:
2 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup plus 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Wet Ingredients:
2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice, plus 2 tablespoons finely grated zest
3/4 cup mayonnaise or 2/3 cup of greek yogurt
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Method:
For the cake:
1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Mix together the softened butter and 1 tablespoon of the cocoa to make a thick paste. Coat this paste as a paint, inside of the Bundt cupcake pan. Set aside.
2. In an electric mixer, combine the flour, granulated sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and remaining 1/2 cup cocoa and mix until blended.
3. Add the orange juice, mayonnaise, vinegar and vanilla and mix until just combined, 1 to 2 minutes. 4. Fold in the orange zest. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.

Baking:
5. Bake the cake until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean or 20 minutes for cupcakes and 45 minutes for single bundt pan.
6. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, and then turn out onto a cooling rack to cool completely.

For Orange Buttercream Frosting:

Ingredients:
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 tsp grated orange rind
1 (16-oz.) package confectioners sugar
2 to 3 tbsp orange juice
Dash of peach food color

Method:

1. Beat butter and orange rind at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add confectioners sugar, beating until well blended.

2. Stir in 2 tbsp. orange juice, adding additional orange juice, if necessary, to reach desired consistency.

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14 comments

  1. Cute looking cake.. Beautifully done.

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  2. Wow, wat a gorgeous cupcakes, stunning frosting..Beautifully done.

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  3. Wow Saraswathi, those chocolate bundts look adorable -- perfect decoration. Cakes look moist & yummy!!

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  4. So beautifully done..I was thinking the doll is made with fondant...

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  5. OMG.. no words to explain.. Loved it to the core. amazing deco

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  6. Those mini bundt cakes look adorable with the decoration.

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  7. delicious cupcake and a very beautiful frosting.. i am so drooling..

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  8. Those mini bundt cakes look good and the decoration is adorable.

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  9. Looks so cute with all those decorations. Chocolate and orange are match made in heaven...

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  10. Thats a pretty looking cake! I have never used mayo in cakes , wonder how the taste would be?

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  11. Such a beautiful looking cake! Lovely job.

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  12. Beautifully frosted cake. Orange & chocolate is a nice combination.

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