Orange Gateau

An impressive cake with layers of refreshing orange filling, covered with rich chocolate.

Orange Gateau

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Orange Gateau recipe - How to make Orange Gateau

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     9Makes 8 to 10 servings
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For The Cake
1 sponge cake (7")
100 gms fresh cream
1 1/2 tbsp powdered sugar
3 tbsp chopped fresh orange rind
1 cooking chocolate
3/4 cup fresh orange segments for decoration

For The Syrup
1/3 cup orange juice
1 tbsp powdered sugar

For The Filling
1 cup orange rind
4 tbsp powdered sugar
6 tsp levelled , cornflour
1 tbsp butter
a few drops orange colour
1/2 tsp orange essence
1/2 tsp grated orange rind
100 gms fresh cream
1 lemon juice
a little powdered sugar if required

  1. Divide the cake into three equal parts.
  2. Make the syrup by mixing the orange juice and sugar and 1/2 teacup of water.
  3. Sprinkle this syrup over each of the three parts and allow to soak.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Mix the orange juice, sugar, cornflour and butter in a vessel. Cook the mixture, stirring all the time until thick.
  2. Cool the mixture.
  3. Add the lemon juice, cream, colour, essence and rind. Taste and add the sugar of required.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Sandwich the cake pieces using generous quantities of the filling.
  2. Grate the chocolate or cut into pieces. Add 1/2 teaspoon of water and melt in a double boiler.
  3. Pour the melted chocolate over the cake and spread with a knife.
  4. Cook the orange rind in a little water for about 3 minutes. Drain.
  5. Apply the powdered sugar to the rind. Sprinkle this rind over the chocolate layer.
  6. Decorate with orange segments and fresh cream and chill.


Orange Gateau
 on 19 Oct 16 09:07 AM

1cup orange rind is way too much. .recipe has been posted with out trying
Tarla Dalal
19 Oct 16 05:08 PM
   Thank you for bringing this to our notice. We will try this in our kitchen again and get back to you.