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Chocolate Orange Creepy Crawler Cake

H-E-B Showtime


Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

60 minutes


16 slices


2  cups  H-E-B sugar

2  cups  H-E-B the baker's® scoop soft wheat flour'

1  cup  Cocoa powder

1 1/2  teaspoons  Each: baking soda & baking powder

1  teaspoon  salt

2  large  H-E-B eggs

1  cup  H-E-B half & half regular or fat free

1/2  cup  Bertolli extra light olive oil

1  cup  Orange juice

2 1/2  teaspoons  Central Market™ Organics natural pure orange extract


Heat oven to 350F. Grease two 8-inch cake pans and sugar the bottoms to prevent white powder on cake and to add sweetness.

Combine the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl and blend with an electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute. Add the eggs, half & half and oil and mix with the electric mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes. Add the orange juice and orange extract and mix 1 minute more. The batter will have a soupy consistency. Evenly divide the batter into the two prepared cake pans.

Bake the cakes on the center oven rack for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. The cakes should be moist so do not over cook. Cool cakes in pans for 20 minutes. Remove cakes from pans and place on wire rack to cool for 1 hour.Once cake is cool you can ice it with white icing tinted with orange, green or yellow Halloween colors. Decorate as desired! Make it spooky fun!
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H-E-B Showtime

Created 07/31/2009
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