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Flourless Orange & Almond Cake


Nic from my work place who is a great cook, brought us all in some delicious and moist orange cakes. Perfect with a short black for morning tea. It came from Belinda Jeffries “Mix & Bake”.

Classic Flourless Orange & Almond Cake

2 large navel oranges
250g almond meal
250g castor sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
6 eggs
icing sugar or apricot glaze

1. Place oranges in saucepan of boiling water and boil for 2 hours until soft. Drain and leave to cool. Once cool chop and puree finely in food processor.

2. Preheat oven to 170 deg C. Prepare cake pan or line muffin tins.

3. In a bowl use whisk to mix together almond meal, sugar and baking powder.

4. Put the eggs in a bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Add the orange puree and almond mix and mix on low speed. Pour batter into tin or muffin tray.

5. Bake for about 1 hour or less for muffins, until cake firm on top. Cool cake or muffins. Either dust with icing sugar or make a apricot glaze with apricot jam or conserve.

GF Orange Cupcakes

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