I chilled it to firm up the glaze then covered it with the lid and transported it to the party. Everyone liked it except for one person who does not like dark bittersweet chocolate. I tried a small piece at the party and thought it was just ok nice but not great. The lid was off for some time as it sat on the dessert buffet table, so I thought it dried out. Fruit on the side was been nice. And a few people did bring fruit salad with lovely ripe fresh picked strawberries and wild Maine blueberries. Learn How to Make Cream Cheese at home with a few ingredients Once you know this simple recipe, you can make your own for my cheesecake recipes more Out of this world Carrot Cake Recipe with Callies Cream Cheese frosting All star recipe with easy to follow instructions. This aint your mamas cream cheese. So that helped. There was only a slice left so I brought it home and left it on the counter overnite covered. The house is cool as I live far up north. This morning I tried it again and it was superb I mean it was quite different than the one yesterday. I would make it again for sure, as it was light and fine textured and would be a nice base for many other flavors. I will try the orange next. For the reviewer that said it was adequate, they must have done something wrong or did not give it a second chance the next day as this cake may look like a sleeper, but its not. Pecan Crescent Cookies. Thank you for a great recipe. This was an interesting cake and the frosting is definitely the star. If you need a cake which will serve a lot of people or you need to make it days or weeks in advance, then this is the cake for you. We kept it in the fridge which firms it up, so if you cut a slice and microwave it for 1. The raspberries go very well with it. Best cake, moist the frosting to die for. Next time I will probable make 12 recipe for frosting. AAdequate, but nothing special. I wouldnt make it again. It does have a fine crumb and good texture, best chilled. Batter overflowed the carefully measured 1. Loved this cake I used lemon zest and lemon juice instead of orange. Absolutely delicious I reduced the frosting recipe to 34 the recipe and still had almost double the amount needed to frost a 9 inch round cake, so next time would make probably half the amount of frosting. Wonderful recipe Only one change. I used powdered buttermilk because no one at our house actually drinks buttermilk, not even the pets. The soured milk substitutes arent as good and the powder keeps a long time on the shelf. Ive frozen 1 cup portions of buttermilk but thats not satisfactory either. This cake was delicious. This was a great cake, very moist and tasty I think next time I make it I will add some orange zest to the cake itself. I also added a bit more orange juice to the frosting then called for.