Blood Orange Dark Chocolate Cake

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Decadent dark chocolate paired with the exotic flavor of the blood orange, this chocolate cake is sure to become a quick favorite.

Ingredients

  • 5 oz. quality bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/3 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • A pinch of sea salt

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease a Bundt pan, or 8 inch round baking pan.
  3. Melt finely chopped chocolate in a double-boiler with the Blood Orange Olive Oil.
  4. Remove from heat and whisk in sea salt and sugar.
  5. Add eggs one at a time, whisking well after each.
  6. Finally, mix the cocoa powder and whisk until combined.
  7. Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 20-23 minutes (center of oven) or until the top has formed a thin crust.
  8. Remove cake from oven and remove from pan, letting cool approximately 5 minutes.
  9. Drizzle cake with Blood Orange Oil, or dust with cocoa powder and serve with a tangerine sorbet, whipped cream, or vanialla gelato. Alternately, add a thin layer of dark chocolate frosting.

 

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