Orange and Almond Cake


Today we lit the wood oven as I wanted to cook a moussaka in it and Will decided to bake an orange cake. What I liked about this cake is that it used our own almonds that we skinned and then ground up and two whole oranges which we cooked and then blitzed. 

Orange and Almond Cake

This recipe uses ground almonds and whole oranges.


  • 2 whole oranges, cooked in the pressure cooker with 1 cup of water for 30 minutes and then blitzed in a food processor
  • 6 eggs
  • 250g ground almonds
  • 250g white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Cook and blitz the oranges
  2. Beat the eggs in a bowl and then gradually add the other ingredients, mixing well.
  3. Line a rectangular cake tin.
  4. Bake in an oven at 180ÂșC for about an hour.