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Orange & Almond Cake

This is an incredibly moist and fragrant cake from the ground almonds, fresh citrus fruit and the honey syrup poured over at the end. The recipe is originally from North Africa where oranges and almonds are staple crops and the citrus and sweet spices really add an exotic twist to this simple dessert.

5 mins

2 hrs

1/5

Blends Needed

Also works a treat with: Finely ground pistachios in place of the almonds

Book: How to be a Mezze Legend (p220)

Goes great with: Sliced oranges dressed with a splash of brandy and a pinch of brown sugar

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This is an incredibly moist and fragrant cake from the ground almonds, fresh citrus fruit and the honey syrup poured over at the end. The recipe is originally from North Africa where oranges and almonds are staple crops and the citrus and sweet spices really add an exotic twist to this simple dessert.

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Recipe

5 mins

2 hrs

1/5

Effort

Medium Effort

Main Ingredient

Eggs

Main Ingredient

Fruit

Dietary

Vegetarian

Veggie Friendly

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Dairy Free

Dairy Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Fragrant

Meal Taste

Sweet

Origin

Popular Style

Middle Eastern

Country

Morocco

  • 4 oranges or 8 clementines, satsumas or tangerines
  • 6 eggs (any size)
  • 200g ground almonds
  • 150g polenta or semolina
  • 200g sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 150g honey
  • Mascarpone or sour cream to serve (optional)
  • A handful of flaked almonds to decorate (optional)

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