You are here: Home » Recipes » Chocolate Orange Cake Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe by EugeneFanucci Yield 12 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 2 1/4 cups flour, sifted1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda2/3 cup butter1 1/2 cups sugar3 medium eggs3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted2 teaspoons orange extract1/2 cup orange chocolate liqueur3/4 cup evaporated milk1/2 cup water1/4 cup cooking oilFrosting:1/2 cup cream cheese, whipped2 tablespoons orange chocolate liqueur1/4 teaspoon orange extract2 cups posdered sugar Finely grated rind of 2 oranges Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and lightly flour 3 (9-inch) cake pans. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffly. Add eggs one at time; beat well after each addition. Add melted chocolate liqueur; blend well. Mix together milk and water. Add dry ingredients to chocolate mixture alternately with milk mixture. Mix until smooth. Stir in cooking oil. Pour into pans. Bake until tops spring back when lightly touched with finger, about 30 minutes. Let layers cool in pans about 5 minutes; turn out onto wire racks. Let cool completely. Fill and frost with Chocolate Orange Frosting and garnish with nuts. To make frosting: Beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in orange chocolate liqueur and orange extract until well blended. Gradually beat in sugar until smooth. Add grated peel; mix well.