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Orange and Almond Cake

Gluten free, moist cake with good fats.

Ingredients                                         Method

  • 4 blood oranges

  • 6 free range eggs

  • 175g (half cup) maple syrup

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 250g almond meal

  • 20g flaked almonds

  1. Put the oranges in a saucepan and cover with water. Gently bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to fan-forced 1800
  3. Line a cake tin with baking paper
  4. Drain the oranges, and slice in quarters, removing any pips.
  5. Use a food processor to blend the oranges into a paste
  6. Add the eggs and blend again
  7. Next add the maple syrup, almond meal and baking powder and blend again
  8. Pour the mixture into the tin and sprinkle the flaked almonds on the top
  9. Bake for an hour, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean
  10. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin

Servings

12

Calories:

221

Nutrition

Nutrition per serving

Protein Carbs Fat Fibre
7.4g 12.9g 13.7g 2.9g

 

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