Flourless Orange and Almond Cake

Flourless Orange and Almond Cake

Ingredients - Cake

  • 2 Oranges
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups Caster Sugar
  • 3 Cups Almond Meal
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cardamom
  • 1/2 Cup Almond Flakes

Ingredients - Orange Syrup

  • 1 Oranges
  • 1/2 Cup Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Water (Use water the water from boiling orange) 


Directions - Cake

  1. Wash and clean 2 oranges and put into pot of cold water bring to a boil and let simmer for 20-30 min (enough so you can easily cut into orange with tip of Knife)
  2. Take pot of heat and let sit for 5 min (remove 1/2 cup of the water to use in syrup)
  3. Remove oranges form pot cool for 5 min
  4. Cut up oranges and process in a food processor until smooth and set aside
  5. In cake mixer add 4 eggs and 1 1/2 cups of caster sugar and mix until think and pale orange color, Add orange puree, 3 cups almond meal, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon of ground cardamom powered (if you don’t have leave out).
  6. Mix together gently with spoon by hand and place into cake tin.
  7. Cook for about 50-60 min or until a inserted skewer comes out clean

Directions - Syrup

  1. In a small bowl Zest half and orange
  2. Peal the other half of orange and finely slice and set aside
  3. In a small pot add juice form 1 orange and 1/2 cup caster sugar and half cup of orange water
  4. Stir for 5-10 min until mixture reduces and becomes syrup, add in orange zest and finely slices orange peal, stir for 1 min and then set pot aside to cool.

Directions - Serve

  1. Once cake is cooled remove form tin and add to serving plate
  2. Pour orange syrup over cake and serve if you want a little more texture on cake also add slices almonds over cake after syrup for a little crunch.
  3. Enjoy Yum Me……

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