• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 8 people
  • Difficulty Normal
This recipe is best with
Anchor Unsalted Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • 150 gm butter
  • 150 gm caster sugar
  • Salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp instant coffee powder
  • 150 gm self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 50 gm plain chocolate
  • Icing:
  • 175 gm icing sugar
  • 2 tsp instant coffee powder
  • 1 tsp cocoa
  • 2 tbsp hot water
  • Vanilla essence


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (170°C) gas mark 3. Cream butter with sugar and a pinch of salt till light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and beat well.
  2. Grate orange and add rind to bowl. Squeeze orange and mix three tablespoons juice with the instant coffee. Sift flour and cinnamon and mix into the creamed mixture alternately with the orange/coffee mixture. Grate chocolate and fold in.
  3. Spoon mixture into greased 22cm ring mould. Bake for 40-50 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. To make the icing, sift icing sugar into bowl. Dissolve coffee and cocoa in hot water, then add to icing sugar with a few drops of vanilla essence and mix well.
  5. Pour over cooled cake and smooth surface with a knife.

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