I love the cake base of this so much, the combination of oranges and almonds is sublime!

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Serves 8

1 stick butter

1 cup sugar

4 eggs

1⁄4 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons grated orange zest

2 cups almond meal

1⁄2 cup all purpose flour

2 tablespoons baking powder



whipped cream

apricot wedges

caramel sauce (Recipe HERE)

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, and mix well between each egg
  4. Mix in orange juice and zest
  5. Add almond meal, flour and baking powder.
  6. Mix well. Pour the batter into a greased 9-inch cake pan.
  7. Bake for about 1 hour or until golden and set
  8. Cool on a wire rack
  9. Serve with whipped cream, apricots and caramel sauce.


Photography by Frances Janisch

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