Good Morning Nagaland: Double chocolate Orangecake recipe by Pito Kiba
Food enthusiast Pito Kiba pursued a Diploma in baking and cake art with the hopes of running his very own café and bakery.
Today he has quite a following on Social Media and is blessed with a busy schedule preparing orders for weddings and birthdays.
Prepare your tastebuds for a yummy treat as you try out Pito kiba’s recipe for one of his best selling cakes- Double chocolate Orangecake!
Double chocolate Orangecake recipe
Flour- 200 grams
Butter 150 grams
Sugar 200 grams
Baking powder -20 grams
Eggs- 4 (room temperature)
Cocoa powder – 50 grams
Semi sweet or dark chocolate -100 grams (melted)
Orange zest 3 table spoons
Vanilla essence =1 table spoon or 15ml
For the icing
250 grams dark chocolate
200 ml cream (amul fresh cream)
20 grams butter
5ml vanilla essence
5ml rum or any dark liquor
*Beat the butter and sugar till light and fluffy, add the vanilla essence, orange zest and add eggs and beat well.
*Sift the flour and baking powder with the cocoa powder twice and add to the mixture, add the milk and mix well and lastly fold in the melted chocolate and mix well.
*Line an 8 inch baking tin with butter paper and pour in the mix. Preheat the oven to 180 degree C and bake for 60 minutes
For the icing
bring the cream,vanilla,butter and rum to boil and pour over the chopped chocolates, rest for a few minutes, and beat till smooth. Leave to cool.
Slice the cake into three parts and ice it with the cooled chocolate cream/ganache and top it with fresh berries or chocolate-coated nuts.