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Bizcochitos chocolate con naranja confitada y semillas de sésamo

Chocolate sponge cake with candied orange and sesame seeds

Today we want to present you a delicious recipe elaborated by Neus. In her blog Cooking with Neus we find numerous recipes, all of them highly recommended.

These sponge cakes are perfect for lovers of oranges. oranges and chocolate lovers, at we love them for breakfast or lunch with freshly squeezed orange juice.

Ingredients for 10 chocolate sponge cakes with candied oranges

  • 120 gr flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 gr sugar
  • 100 gr butter
  • 30 ml milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 70 gr 70% dark chocolate
  • 80 gr candied oranges
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened pure cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds


  • Preheat the oven to 180º.
  • Grease and flour the mini cakes or muffins molds.
  • Chop the candied orange and set aside.
  • Put the diced butter and the chopped dark chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl, heat on defrost function in short batches and stir until completely melted, set aside.
  • In a large bowl put the eggs with the sugar and beat with the help of an electric whisk until they have doubled in volume and are foamy.
  • Add the milk, the cocoa powder, the butter and dark chocolate mixture, the flour, the chopped candied oranges and the sesame seeds and beat again.
  • Finally add the baking powder and mix carefully.
  • Distribute the dough in the molds 3/4 of its capacity and bake for 25 to 30 minutes at 180º. Before removing them, check with a toothpick that they are cooked.
  • Let them cool slightly in the molds, unmold and let them cool completely on a wire rack. The biscuits are ready, now let's enjoy!

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This recipe is from the book Mini cakes salty and sweet. Don't forget to visit the blog Cooking with Neuswhere you will find many more recipes.

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