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Orange Almond Cake

2016-12-01

Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6-8
  • Cook Time : 6:00 h
  • Ready In : 6:00 h

Ingredients

  • 2 large oranges
  • 6 eggs
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 250g ground almonds
  • icing sugar for dusting

Method

Step 1

Place the oranges in a pot and cover with water. Boil the oranges in water until very soft, this will take up to 3 hours. Be sure to top up the water throughout so the oranges stay submerged.

Step 2

Remove the oranges from the water and allow to cool. Cut in half, remove the seeds and blend in a food processor. Pour into a fine strainer to strain o as much of the residual liquid as possible. Set 300g of the orange pulp aside and discard the rest.

Step 3

Preheat the oven to 150 ̊C. In a large bowl or food mixer, whisk the eggs, sugar, baking powder and ground almonds together for 2 minutes. Add in the orange pulp and whisk again for another minute.

Step 4

Line a 22cm round cake tin with baking parchment then pour in the cake batter. Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 1 hour. Remove and allow to cool. Dust the surface of the cake with icing sugar and serve.

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