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|Charming Chocolate Orange Cake|
This cake is really yummy and easy, and you can whip it up in no time at all
¼ cup unbleached white flour
Rind of an orange
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons grain sweetened chocolate chips
1 teaspoon orange rind
2 tablespoons chopped and roasted walnuts
Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees
Oil and 8 inch by 8 inch pan.
Place the flours, salt and cocoa powder into a bowl.
In a separate bowl, place the maple syrup, oil, orange juice and rind, water and vanilla.
Whip with a fork until well mixed.
Add to the dry ingredients and mix to a smooth batter.
Add the baking powder and mix well.
Pour into the baking pan.
Place in the over and bake for about 25-30 minutes or until the cake pulls away from the edge of the pan.
Remove from oven and cool for a few minutes.
Remove cake from pan and cool.
Meanwhile, place the Glaze ingredients into a pan.
Heat on a low flame until melted.
Pour the glaze over the cake.
Decorate with orange slices and chopped walnuts.