Claudia Roden's Middle Eastern Orange Cake

posted by Janie 01-27-100 11:31 AM

Claudia Roden's Middle Eastern Orange Cake

2 large oranges, washed
6 eggs, beaten
250 g ground almonds
250 g sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder

Boil oranges in a little water in a covered saucepan for 2 hours. Allow to cool, then cut open, remove pips and chop roughly. .

Preheat oven to 190ºC and butter and flour a springform tin.

Blend oranges and remaining ingredients thoroughly in a food processor. Pour batter into prepared tin. Bake for 1 hour. If cake is still very wet, cook a little longer. Cool in tin before gently turning out.

Both recipes from Stephanie Alexander’s ‘The Cook’s Companion’

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