Saturday, 17 October 2015


2 large oranges
3 eggs
1 cup caster sugar
300 grams almond meal
1 teaspoon baking powder

Preheat oven to 170°C. grease and line bottom of 22 cm. springform tin.

cut a cross into the top of the oranges and place them in a pot of cold water. bring to boil on high heat then turn to medium heat and cook for 1 hour. drain and cool.

cut oranges into quarters and blitz in food processor until totally mushy. (rind and all)

Using an electric mixer,beat the eggs and sugar in a bowl until thick and pale.

add the orange, beating till combined.
fold in the almond meal and baking powder. pour into springform tin.

cook for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. cool completely.

Turn cake onto a serving plate. Use a skewer to prick the top. Spoon over syrup.

Cut into wedges to serve.


1 large orange
3/4 cup caster sugar

use a zester to remove the rind from the orange.

juice the orange.

Place rind in a small pot of boiling water and cook for 5 minutes. Drain.

Return the rind to pot and add orange juice and sugar. bring to boil on high then lower heat and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.

cool completely.

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