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Flourless Orange Almond Cake/Torte ~ 没有面粉橙子杏仁蛋糕



A gluten free cake using only almond meal instead of flour.  Texture is moist, soft, dense but not heavy.  You can serve this with a dollop of mascarpone cheese, fresh berries or a light dusting of icing sugar.  Be patient, let the cake sit overnight and it tastes much better the next day.   A moreish treat and a keeper recipe for sure!






   
Flourless Orange Almond Cake/Torte  ~  没有面粉橙子杏仁蛋糕
Ingredients



  • 450 gm orange (about 2) big ones
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 220 gm caster sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 250 gm almond meal

  • Method
    1. Grease and line the base of a 9 inch springform pan.  Grease and dust the sides with flour.
    2. Cover the oranges with cold water, bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and let simmer for 2 hours till very soft.  Drain off the water.
    3. Once the oranges are cooled,  cut into small pieces, remove seeds.  Put in a food processor to blend.
    4. Add in eggs one @ a time and continue to blend till smooth.
    5. Whisk sugar, baking powder, salt and almond meal till well combined.
    6. Add mixture to the dry ingredients, stir well to combine.
    7. Pour mixture into the prepared pan, shake it a bit and bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C  for 45 to 60 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.  (If cake tends to brown, cover with a piece of foil after about 40 mins.)
    8. Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely.
    9. Best to let the cake sit overnight before serving.
    10. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

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