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Dark Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake

Chocolate orange cake is a flavor match made in heaven. This drool worthy bundt cake is a seasonal delight! Great for everyday or special occasions. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bundt cake, chocolate orange
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 486 kcal
Author Betsy Life

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup grated orange zest
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups dark chocolate morsels

For the glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 5-6 Tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice

For the chocolate topping

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate candy melts
  • 3-4 Tablespoons heavy cream **

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well between each addition.
  3. Mix in the orange zest.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, milk, and vanilla.
  6. Turn the mixer to low and add the flour and milk mixtures alternately in 3 additions beginning and ending with the flour.
  7. Mix in the greek yogurt.
  8. Fold in dark chocolate chips.
  9. Pour batter into a greased and floured bundt pan, and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  10. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  11. Meanwhile, add orange juice to powdered sugar one tablespoon at a time, whisking constantly until mixture is smooth and pourable.
  12. Turn the cake out onto a wire rack and pour glaze over the whole cake. Allow to cool completely.
  13. For the chocolate drizzle, melt the dark chocolate candy melts in the microwave according to package instructions. Add heavy cream, one tablespoon at a time, until chocolate drizzles easily over the top of the cake.
Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 486 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Sodium 224mg9%
Carbohydrates 64g21%
Sugar 43g48%
Protein 5g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.