Orange and almond cake

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This cake keeps really well in a tin - if it lasts that long!

Orange and almond cake

SERVES

12

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

5

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

45

MINUTES

CUISINE

COURSE

Baking

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C and line a 2lb loaf tin with parchment.

  2. Mix the flour, ground almonds, sugar, baking powder, and orange zest together. Add the juice, almond essence, oil and almond milk until you have a smooth batter.

  3. Scoop into the prepared tin and bake for at least 45 minutes until a skewer comes out clean. Once cool enough to handle place onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Ingredients

  • 225g self-raising flour

  • 50g ground almonds

  • 190g golden caster sugar

  • 1 tsp baking powder, sieved

  • the zest of 4 oranges and 100mls of juice

  • 1 tsp almond essence — optional

  • 100ml light olive oil

  • 90mls almond milk

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C and line a 2lb loaf tin with parchment.

  2. Mix the flour, ground almonds, sugar, baking powder, and orange zest together. Add the juice, almond essence, oil and almond milk until you have a smooth batter.

  3. Scoop into the prepared tin and bake for at least 45 minutes until a skewer comes out clean. Once cool enough to handle place onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Execution Time: 0.298 s