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SEE: How to bake Almond Orange Cake

By POONAM AGGARWAL
July 30, 2020 12:53 IST
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Poonam Aggarwal shows you how to bake the perfect cake.

Almond Orange Cake

Almond Orange Cake

IMAGE: Almond Orange Cake. Photograph: Kind courtesy Academy of Pastry and Culinary Arts Mumbai

Recipe and video: Kind courtesy Poonam Aggarwal, alumni, Academy of Pastry and Culinary Arts Mumbai

Please watch the video for the step by step guide:



Ingredients

For orange puree

  • 2 orange malta (medium size)

For cake batter

  • 225 gm castor sugar
  • 20 gm honey
  • 300 gm almond flour
  • 6 eggs
  • A pinch of salt

For sugar syrup

  • 100 gm sugar
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of half orange

Method

For sugar syrup

  • Heat all the ingredients and cook till you reach 1 string consistency.

For the orange puree

  • Pierce the oranges with a knife.
  • Blanch them in water 5 to 6 times.
  • Simmer the oranges in sugar syrup for about 2 hours
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
  • Once cooled, grind into a paste.

For the cake batter

  • Whip the eggs and sugar till they are light and fluffy.
  • Whisk in the honey.
  • Mix in the orange puree.
  • Fold in the almond powder and salt.
  • Pour into the mould and bake at 160°C for 20 minutes or till they turn golden brown
  • Remove from the oven and soak in sugar syrup.
  • Let it cool.
  • Garnish with fresh oranges slice and serve.


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