Orange and Almond Cake (Gluten Free)

Total Time
3hrs
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 1 hr

Very easy to make,your kids will love it and its gluten free.I got the receipe watching a cooking show on tv.I believe it to be jewish.I have made a few changes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place orange (unpeeled)in boiling water for 2 hours.Remove and allow to cool.This can be done ahead of time.
  2. Preheat oven to 180c.
  3. Break eggs into a blender.add caster sugar and blend together.
  4. Cut up orange (unpeeled) and place into egg mix,and blend together to a smooth consistency.
  5. Add the almond meal and baking powder and blend.
  6. Grease baking pan and dust with caster sugar.
  7. Pour batter into the pan and sprinkle caster sugar on top and bake for 1 hour or until top is golden brown.
  8. Dust with icing sugar to serve.(you can also have it with cream).
Most Helpful

5 5

WOW! This cake is DEVINE! I do not eat gluten free but a coworker of mine (whose baby shower cake I made) has celiac disease and she just raved about it. The other gueste also loved it! Thanks for the recipe!

I made this in a 10" round cake pan, and added a 1/2 tsp baking soda and a few splashes of mild vinegar to help it rise - it rose to the perfect size for my pan, and reminded me of a sponge cake. Absolutely delicious - thanks for sharing!

5 5

Great cake. Very easy to make with no fuss. Also liked that this recipe didn't have any butter or oil added. I used 1 1/2 oranges as I couldn't get large ones and 4 large eggs. This cake doesn't rise much during cooking. I used a round 20cm tin, but I think you could use any size- even muffin or friand tins for individual serves (perhaps just adjust cooking time to suit). Photo also to be posted. Made for Pick A Chef (PAC)event held in the Contests and Events Forum
1 Nov 2011- updating my review to say that I made this recipe into cupcakes- made 12 cupcakes nicely. Baked for about 30 mins and then when cooled I iced them with rich chocolate frosting to make them into jaffa cupcakes.