Thursday, 20 June 2013

Gluten free dessert experiment :- Chocolate orange cake

Orange and almond cake

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2 large oranges
200g/7¼oz caster sugar
200g/7¼oz ground almonds
½ tsp baking powder
6 whole eggs
½ lemon, juice only
To serve
crème fraîche, to taste
1 small punnet of raspberries
Preparation method
Put the whole oranges in a pan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil, turn down the heat and simmer for up to two hours. Check the water to ensure they don't boil dry. After two hours, remove from the heat and leave to cool.
Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
Remove the oranges from the water. Cut in half and remove the pips.
Place them in a food processor, skin and all, with all of the remaining ingredients and blend until mixed.
Put the mixture into a greased and lined cake tin (20cm/8in) and bake for 45 minutes

Taken from the BBC website

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