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Orange and Almond Cake

Posted on May 26 2022

Orange and Almond Cake

This Orange and Almond Cake is refined sugar free and packed full of flavour and zest. It's the perfect morning tea served with a dollop of Greek Yoghurt and a hot cup of tea. 

Ingredients:

3 x oranges
8 x medjool dates
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
4 eggs, separated
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup ground almonds
1 & 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder

Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C.
  2. Place 2 oranges (unpeeled) in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil then simmer covered for 45 minutes. Drain and cool. 
  3. In a separate bowl beat egg whites until fluffy
  4. Place the cooled whole oranges into a blender, add the dates, coconut oil and egg yolk and blend until smooth. 
  5. Pour into a large bowl. Mix through the dry ingredients. 
  6. Lastly, carefully fold through the egg whites. 
  7. Thinly slice remaining orange. Cover the bottom of a lined large round cake tin with the orange slices. Pour the cake mixture over the top. 
  8. Bake for 45 mins to 1 hour, or until golden on top. Check using a skewer. If still wet on the inside continue baking and check again every 5 minutes.

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