Eggless Chocolate Orange Cake – Orange Cake

Eggless Chocolate Orange Cake – Orange Cake

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Chocolate and Orange cake, center filled with chocolate ganache and creamed with chocolate cream– three layers of moist, vegan chocolate cake, soaked with freshly squeezed orange cake with chocolate drip and fresh orange slices. Easy to make and perfect for celebration cake.

Eggless Chocolate Orange Cake - Orange Cake

I bought Oranges to make this cake, and trust me the combination or chocolate and orange is heavenly delicious. My son who is not so found of fruits loved this cake and could see him enjoying every bit of it.


Do you wish to bake the eggless chocolate orange cake in the microwave? All you have to do while baking this cake in the microwave is to reduce the baking time, bake this cake for 10 minutes and perform toothpick test if it’s not baked, then bake it at a 1-minute interval.


If you’re not a huge chocolate fan, you can still try out other orange-infused recipes, from spiced orange cake to my personal favourite, the orange almond cake. You guys need to try them out right now so your taste buds can feel heavenly. 

How to use Oranges in this cake?

The orange peels got soft after it was boiled in the orange juice, and became sweet. This actually made the cake extra delicious.

I used the ganache which I updated on my channel and blog couple of weeks back, if you have not checked it, here’s the recipe link.

And yes, as usual I used my favorite eggless chocolate cake Premix, which never disappointed me and here’s the recipe link

You can use any Chocolate cake recipe, but this one is the best, easy to make, because you just a single bowl and mix everything together.

Oh yeah, how can I for the chocolate the homemade chocolate glaze. I used the homemade chocolate glaze recipe and the recipe link is here.

Now you know there is nothing fancy I used for this cake and everything you need can be made at home. So what are you waiting for let’s quickly check out the ingredients

Ingredients to make Eggless Orange Cake

  • Two 6’Inch chocolate cake (cake recipe)
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • Peel of 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1+1/2 cup chocolate ganache
  • 1 cup non dairy chocolate Whipping Cream
  • 1 orange, sliced

Step by Step video to make Eggless Chocolate Orange Cake – Orange Cake

Why you should try this cake?

This is the best eggless chocolate orange cake recipe with step by step pictures out there. It is an easy, simple and tasty cake recipe that is made with basic baking ingredients. This moist, delicious and flavourful chocolate sponge cake is filled and topped with creamy chocolate, and orange frosting and decorated with candied orange slices.

The delicious cake combines the bitterness of the chocolate with the sweetness of the fresh orange juice and the candied orange to make a delightful and gorgeous cake.

Why it is easy to make?

This cake is one of the easiest and can be made by anyone. It is moist, soft, light and spongy.

Soft and silky chocolate and orange frosting prepared with full-fat cream cheese go so well on this cake as well as in between the layers too.

It is made with pretty basic ingredients that can easily found in the kitchen.

This is a great cake that is good enough for anyone and good to serve on occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.


  • This is the best chocolate cake you’ll make and enjoy having. 
  • It’s eggless and butterless. 
  • This cake is delicious, moist and soft.
  • It doesn’t require any fancy ingredients. 


 Can I replace the plain flour with wheat flour or wholemeal plain flour?

By all means, yes, but the cake may not turn out as moist, soft and light. If you are trying this cake for the first time, I would suggest making it with plain flour. Just by using wheat flour or wholemeal flour this cake won’t become healthy, you are using sugar, cream cheese, chocolate, and oil after all.

Can I use melted butter instead of oil?

In chocolate cake recipes oil works best as oil keeps cake moist and soft if you prefer butter instead. No harm in using it.

Different Options

Can I make only one layer cake by halving the measurements you’ve given?

Of course, you can. Just prepare one layer cake and top it up with frosting or make one layer. And cut the layer across in half using knife, string or dental floss. Apply frosting between the two layers and on the top layer too. 

Can I use shop-bought chocolate icing to frost the cake?

Our recipe calls for homemade chocolate and orange icing, which is entirely optional. If you are pressed for time ready-made icing will be a godsend, or simply if you don’t want to use, you can skip it totally. 

How easy to make candied orange at home?

Easy peasy lemon squeezy! I have topped my cake with candied orange, which we made at home in less time. This step is optional too, but I recommend it.  

Can I bake this cake without an oven?

I have always used convection oven to bake a cake, but there may be other baking options online. However, I can not vouch for it as i have ever used the range for our baking.

How to store this chocolate orange cake?

Eggless chocolate orange cake is best stored at room temperature on the kitchen worktop for up to 22-3 hours Maximum 5 days in refrigerator.

It can stay good for almost a week in the refrigerator. Bring the cake to room temperature before serving. 

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