Orange cake with almonds.

Orange cake with almonds.

Orange cake with almonds.

This is an unusual cooking pie with technology (without flour). It is surprisingly juicy and probably attracts citrus lovers. A piece of this product is nice to eat at any time of the day. Orange cake with almonds.

We will need these ingredients:

2 oranges;
5 eggs;
200 g of finely crystalline sugar;
1 hour. L. baking powder;
225 g ground almonds;
icing sugar for dusting;
orange peel (optional);
cream supply.


shallow round silicone mold with a diameter of 22 cm;
baking tray.

Cooking method:

How to prepare the oranges.

1. Use ripe oranges with thin skin. Wash citrus fruits in warm water and rub the peel good brush to remove dirt and chemical preservatives.

2. Pour the water the fruit in a saucepan so that it covers them. Boil water. Boil oranges, until they are completely soft - it will take about 1.5 hours. Transfer citrus on a plate and allow to cool a little, so that they could pick up. Water is not needed.

3. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Cut the oranges in half, remove seeds. Cut the citrus fruit into small pieces and grind in a thick sauce (using immersion blender or in a food processor).

4. Electric mixer beat the eggs into the foam.

How to cook the dough and bake the cake.

5. Stir the sugar and whisk in a thick and light weight. At this stage it is important to try to enter as much air as possible.

6. to mix the baking powder to the ground almonds and connect with the egg mixture.

7. Carefully to mix orange sauce, being careful not to knock the air out of the dough as possible.

8. Put the form on a baking sheet and pour the batter into it. Bake in the center of the oven for 45 minutes. If the cake is ready, then the wand will remain dry after piercing his center. Move the form to lattice and let the cake cool. Put in a dish, sprinkle with powdered sugar and garnish, if desired, peel curls.

Orange cake with almonds.

About the dish:

For 10 persons:
Preparation time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Oven temperature: 180 "C

Overall a favorite.

This cake will be, no doubt, the favorite of all lovers of oranges, because it is dominated by citrus taste, and almonds instead of flour used, gives the product a more pronounced texture. Orange-almond cake popularized in Western Europe by Claudia Roden, known for his passion of Middle Eastern cuisine, and this recipe is borrowed from the baking, the traditional countries such as Israel and Lebanon, where the beautiful oranges grow.


With cooking, though rather long, it handles easily and novice cook. Whole oranges are cooked in boiling water until they are soft, then cut the fruit, remove seeds and pulp are ground in a blender to a thick puree. The mashed potatoes are stored small pieces of peel, visible on the cut slice of the product. airiness of the cake predominantly depends on how well the eggs are whipped with the sugar to the dough while still little added disintegrant. In a sealed bowl cake can be stored for several days.


If you have little time, you can not boil the oranges. Pinned the fruit with a fork, put in a bowl without any liquid, free cover and handle in a microwave oven 8 minutes, turning oranges once halfway through cooking. The juice that spilled into a bowl of oranges, mix with pulp.


Oranges differ in quality, taste and size. The proportion of products in this recipe is given at the rate of 2 citrus medium size with a rather thin-skinned. The thicker the peel, the thicker the layer of white loose flesh under her, and she gives the orange dish bitter. Therefore, if cutting the cooked oranges, you will find a thick white layer, you must first remove the orange flesh with a spoon, then scrape off with the peel as much as possible the bitter white of the substrate and then use prescription pulp and zest.

Orange cake with almonds.

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