Orange And Almond Cake
A sunshine coloured almond cake scented and flavoured with Malta oranges.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
- 300 g ground almonds almond flour
- 100 g semolina
- 4 eggs
- 160 g caster sugar
- 50 g unsalted butter softened
- 2 heaped tbsp grated Malta orange zest
- Juice of 1 large Malta orange
Lightly grease an 8-inch springform pan and line the bottom with baking parchment.
Whisk the almond flour and semolina together till well combined.
In a large bowl, cream the orange zest, sugar and butter till light and fluffy ( about 2 mins with in a stand mixer or with a hand mixer).
Add the eggs and beat for a further 2 minutes.
Gently fold in the flour mixture and the orange juice.
Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake for 35-40 mins until browned and firm.
Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out and letting cool completely on a wire rack. Serve with fresh orange segments and dollops of Greek yoghurt.