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Old World Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Caster sugar 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Bournville dark chocolate 5 Ounce (150 Gram)
  Orange 1 Medium, juiced
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Rose water 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 5 Medium
  Cornflour 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Self raising flour 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Ground almonds 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Icing sugar 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Egg yolk 1
  Orange flower water 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Apricot jam 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Grease and line 20 cm/8 inch square or 23 cm/ 9 inch round tin.
Cream butter and sugar well.
Melt chocolate gently then stir in juice, orange rind, orange flower and rose water.
Beat in eggs one at a time.
Stir in the chocolate and then blend in the dry ingredients.
Spoon into tin and level the surface.
Bake at l60°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3 for 60-70 minutes and allow to cool 15 minutes before turning out onto rack.
Knead together marzipan ingredients, ensuring you have enough cinnamon to balance the sweetness.
Cut the cold cake in half and brush the cut sides with warmed, sieved apricot jam.
Roll out marzipan and cut to shape using the cake tin.
Sandwich together.
Leave for a day.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Oceanian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
70 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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