Orange-almond cake

Orange-almond cake

Based on 18 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
2  
oranges
250 g 
ground almonds
6  
eggs
200 g 
sugar
½ tsp 
baking soda
1¼ tsp 
baking powder
oil for greasing
confectioner's sugar for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 2  oranges
  • 250 g ground almonds
  • 6  eggs
  • 200 g sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1¼ tsp baking powder
  • oil for greasing
  • confectioner's sugar for serving

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • oven
  • hand blender
  • fine sieve
  • 2 large bowls
  • parchment paper
  • wire rack
  • cake pan (24cm/ 9 in.)
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Moscatel de Valencia
This Spanish sweet wine matches perfectly with the fruity flavors of the cake.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
249
Protein
9g
Fat
14g
Carb
21g

Step 1/4

Clean oranges, put them in saucepan and cover with cold water. Cook for approx. 2 hrs., or until soft. Set aside to cool.
  • 2 oranges
  • large saucepan

Clean oranges, put them in saucepan and cover with cold water. Cook for approx. 2 hrs., or until soft. Set aside to cool.

Step 2/4

Pre-heat oven to 170°C/340°F. Quarter oranges and remove seeds. Blend oranges with a hand blender in a large bowl, including skins. Add eggs and blend until smooth. In a separate large bowl, mix together ground almonds, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder. Add to wet ingredients and blend until batter is smooth.
  • 6 eggs
  • 250 ground almonds
  • 200 sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  •  tsp baking powder
  • oven
  • hand blender
  • 2 large bowls
  • cutting board
  • knife

Pre-heat oven to 170°C/340°F. Quarter oranges and remove seeds. Blend oranges with a hand blender in a large bowl, including skins. Add eggs and blend until smooth. In a separate large bowl, mix together ground almonds, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder. Add to wet ingredients and blend until batter is smooth.

Step 3/4

Pour cake batter into a greased and parchment-lined cake pan. Bake for approx. 45 - 50 min. at 170°C/340°F.
  • oil for greasing
  • parchment paper
  • cake pan

Pour cake batter into a greased and parchment-lined cake pan. Bake for approx. 45 - 50 min. at 170°C/340°F.

Step 4/4

Remove cake from oven and place on a wire rack to cool before turning cake out of pan. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving and enjoy!
  • confectioner's sugar for serving
  • fine sieve
  • wire rack

Remove cake from oven and place on a wire rack to cool before turning cake out of pan. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving and enjoy!