Dark Chocolate Orange Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 4 Print This cake is a dry and grainy texture with a hint of orange. Dark Chocolate Orange Cake Ingredients 10 tablespoons butter, softened1 1/2 cups white sugar4 eggs2/3 cup sour cream1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons grated orange zest2 cups all-purpose flour2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup chopped almonds Instructions 1 In a bowl, cream the butter with the sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the sour cream, vanilla and orange rind. 2 In another bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Beat into the creamed mixture just until incorporated and then stir in the almonds. 3 Turn the batter into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degree C) oven for 1 hour, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Let cool on a rack. Makes 16 servings.