Orange Almond Cake


It is a delightful cake, Very moist and zingy flavour form the oranges makes it perfect for any occasion.

 

Difficulty-Easy

Preparation Time-20 min

Cooking Time-40-45 mins

Serves-6-8

Ingredients

Plain flour-60 gms

Baking powder-1 tsp

Caster sugar-225 gms

Ground almonds-250 gms

Butter-250 gms(room temperature)

Grated zest of orange-1 tbsp

Eggs- 4 (medium at room temp)

Freshly squeezed orange juice-80 ml

Brown sugar-60 gm( I used dark brown sugar)

Marmalade-1 tbsp( warm)

Sliced almonds, toasted-Few

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4.

Prepare  a 7 inch (20 cm) and butter round cake tin.

Sift the flour, baking powder and sugar, and add the ground almonds.

Whisk the butter with the orange zest until pale, then add the eggs one at a time.

Now gently fold in  the flour mix to the beaten butter egg mixture, Pour the mixture into the prepared cake tin and bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 mins or until cooked.

Along side make a syrup by boiling the orange juice with the brown sugar. Leave to cool.

Once the cake is cooked, prick several times with a skewer and spread the  cooled syrup.

Leave the cake to cool completely before brushing on a little warmed marmalade and sprinkling it with a few toasted, sliced almonds.

It is a adapted recipe and must try!

Almond cake

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