Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 (18 1/4-ounce) package orange or yellow cake mix

  2. 1/3 cup poppy seed

  3. 1/3 cup milk

  4. 3 large eggs

  5. 1 cup sour cream

  6. 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel Chocolate Orange Glaze:

  7. 2 tablespoons butter

  8. 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  9. 2 tablespoons water

  10. 1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur

  11. 1/2 teaspoon orange extract

  12. 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat oven to 350 °F (175°C). Grease and flour 12 cup Bundt pan or 10-inch tube pan. For Cake: Combine cake mix, poppy seed, milk, eggs, sour cream and orange peel in large bowl; beat until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. For Chocolate Orange Glaze: Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. With whisk, stir in cocoa and water until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat; stir in liqueur, if desired, orange extract and 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar. Whisk until smooth. If glaze is too thin, whisk in remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Use immediately.; spoon over cake, allowing glaze to run down sides.


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