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Orange And Almond Cake

Quiche 'n' Tell
A sunshine coloured almond cake scented and flavoured with Malta oranges.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 6


  • 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.