Chocolate Orange Spiderweb Cake

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Health Score:
4,2 / 10
Difficulty:
advanced
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 30 min.
Preparation
ready in 13 h. 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
389
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie389 kcal(19 %)
Protein3.32 g(3 %)
Fat23.9 g(21 %)
Carbohydrates41.31 g(28 %)
Sugar added26.72 g(107 %)
Roughage0.13 g(0 %)
Vitamin A158.93 mg(19,866 %)
Vitamin D0.33 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E1.39 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁0.06 mg(6 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin0.81 mg(7 %)
Vitamin B₆0.01 mg(1 %)
Folate22.48 μg(7 %)
Pantothenic acid0.14 mg(2 %)
Biotin0.13 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.29 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C2.9 mg(3 %)
Potassium154.47 mg(4 %)
Calcium43.83 mg(4 %)
Magnesium43.98 mg(15 %)
Iron2.53 mg(17 %)
Iodine10 μg(5 %)
Zinc0.67 mg(8 %)
Saturated fatty acids14.22 g
Cholesterol70.42 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
For the cakes
1 cup
1 cup
superfine caster sugar
1
large, unwaxed Orange (finely grated zest)
4
1.333 cups
For the icing
3 cups
For the filling
1.333 cups
plain Dark chocolate (80% cocoa solids, chopped)
1 cup
¾ cup
To decorate
1 ¼ cups
plain Chocolate (70% cocoa solids, chopped)

Preparation steps

1.
For the cakes: heat the oven to 170°C (150° fan) 325°F gas 3. Grease 2 x 13 cm|5" spring-sided cake tins and line the bases with non-stick baking paper.
2.
Beat the butter, sugar and orange zest in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
3.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well to combine. Add the flour and mix well.
4.
Spoon into the tins and bake for 25-35 minutes until golden and springy to the touch. Cool in the tins.
5.
For the icing: sift the icing sugar into a bowl and beat in just enough water to give a smooth icing. Beat in the food colouring until smooth.
6.
Spread the icing over the top and sides of the cakes and leave to set overnight.
7.
For the filling: melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering (not boiling) water until melted. Stir and remove from the heat. Allow to cool until just warm.
8.
Beat the butter until very soft. Sift in the icing sugar and beat well until smooth. Beat in the melted chocolate.
9.
Carefully cut each cake horizontally into 3 layers and sandwich the 3 layers of each cake with the buttercream.
10.
To decorate: melt the chocolate as before and leave to cool and thicken. Spoon into a piping bag and pipe a web and a spider on each cake. Leave to set.