Flourless orange and almond cake

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This flourless orange and almond cake never disappoints. It has a rich citrus flavour, is super moist and never heavy. Enjoy yours with a generous dollop of Greek yoghurt, shaved coconut and fresh orange zest.

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole oranges (skin on)
  • 3 cups almond meal
  • 3 free range eggs
  • 1/3 cup organic maple syrup
  • 3 teaspoons gluten free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla essence or paste

Method:

  1. Boil oranges (with skin) for 1 hour until soft, drain then allow to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius (fan forced).
  3. Roughly chop oranges and blend in a food processor until smooth. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add eggs (beaten), maple and vanilla to the mixing bowl and combine. Add almond meal and baking powder and stir until well combined.
  5. Bake in a 20cm baking paper lined cake tin for approximately 60 minutes or until nicely golden and cooked through. Allow to cool completely before removing from tin.
  6. Serve with a generous dollop of Greek yoghurt, shaved coconut and fresh orange zest. Yum!