Orange Almond Ambrosia Cake

    Orange Almond Ambrosia Cake

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    1hour30min


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    This lovely orange-almond cake makes a special dessert or morning or afternoon tea. For dessert serve with orange slices and cream or vanilla yoghurt.

    Herbie's Spices New South Wales, Australia

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 6 eggs, separated
    • 330g caster sugar
    • zest of 2 oranges
    • 200g almond meal
    • 75g sifted plain flour
    • 3 teaspoons Herbie's Spices Fragrant Sweet Spices
    • 1/2 cup orange juice

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour10min  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C.
    2. Grease and flour a 23cm spring-form pan and dust with flour.
    3. In an electric mixer, cream egg yolks and sugar. Add orange zest, then fold in almond meal, flour and spice. Gently stir in orange juice.
    4. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form and fold into mixture until thoroughly blended.
    5. Pour into the prepared cake tin and bake for 70 minutes.
    6. Cool and serve.

    This cake is good for freezing

    ...it thaws flawlessly.

    Fragrant sweet spice mix

    This spice mix contains spices like cinnamon quills, nutmeg, allspice, ginger, poppy seeds, cloves, cardamom and rose petals.

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