Chocolate and orange cake with chocolate icing and orange peel

Chocolate orange cake recipes

18 Recipes

Enjoy the classic combination of orange and chocolate in these brilliant bakes. Our chocolate orange cake recipes include simple sponges, loaf cakes and showstoppers.

96 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A dense, dark and devilishly delicious cake, this will be gone before you know it

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
63 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

For a deliciously nostalgic cake, combine a classic flavour combination of orange and chocolate in this retro two-tone bake

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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151 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A stunning cake that will fast become a failsafe option for any event

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

You'd never guess that this spectacular dessert is dairy-free, decorated with a zesty ganache using orange juice instead of cream

1 hr and 40 mins
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8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Treat family and friends to these decadent cupcakes with chocolate orange-flavoured sponge and buttercream topping. Decorate with orange zest and chocolate

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
95 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

You know these squidgy chocolate cake squares with orange zest are going to be good!

1 hr and 5 mins
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3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This sensational striped sponge requires careful assembly and lots of preparation to perfect the decoration, so set aside a good chunk of time in the kitchen. We've got a Guide to help you every step…

5 hrs
A challenge
25 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Give the classic flavour combo of chocolate orange even more wow factor in this cake with zingy jelly and luxurious chocolate ganache

1 hr and 40 mins
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21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Rich chocolate brownies with a light, carrot cake-style orange topping

40 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A light, zingy cake with a drizzle of chocolate and candied zest for a special finishing touch

1 hr and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This naughty pudding is the perfect way to use up all those Christmas Chocolate Oranges. A definite winner

1 hr
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9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A stunning cake that will impress everyone at your wedding. With a little practice this deliciously moist cake can easily be perfect. Don't be shy

6 hrs
A challenge
5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Try sponge instead of fruit cake this Christmas. Our white chocolate cake is a crowd-pleaser and you can buy the meringue decorations, or bake them yourself

3 hrs and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Bake this super easy chocolate cake with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. Use marmalade (or jam if you prefer) to keep it moist and fruity

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Using a bundt tin, gives a stunning effect to this zesty cake with light olive oil sponge and decadent white chocolate and blood orange glaze 

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A clever and impressive dessert

2 hrs and 5 mins
A challenge
161 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you like Jaffa Cakes, you’ll love the moist, fruity cake. It will keep for a week, but it’s unlikely to last that long

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This stunning festive dessert makes a great alternative to Christmas pudding, with a hidden cream cheese and cranberry filling

1 hr and 55 mins
A challenge
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