Almond And Orange Flourless Cake

Usually, orange cakes are incredibly high in carbs because of the flour, sugar and the number of oranges and orange juice needed. My recipe uses a whole orange skin and all, so only 1 orange is required to get that delicate orange taste.
Usually, orange cakes are incredibly high in carbs because of the flour, sugar and the number of oranges and orange juice needed. My recipe uses a whole orange skin and all, so only 1 orange is required to get that delicate orange taste.


Ingredients
Almond and Orange Flourless Cake
  • 1 orange quartered
  • 6 eggs - medium
  • 250 g almond meal/flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp granulated sweetener of choice or more, to your taste
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Sugar Free Icing
  • 125 ml natural yoghurt unsweetened
  • 115 g cream cheese softened
  • 50 g powdered sweetener
  • 2 tbsp orange zest

Instructions
Almond and Orange Flourless Cake
  1. Place the orange quarters (make sure to remove and seeds) in the food processor and using the blade attachment, blitz until almost pureed. It is nice to see small pieces of orange peel in the final baking mix.
  2. Add all the other ingredients. Pulse until smooth.
  3. Pour into 2 greased and lined sponge tins.
  4. Bake at 180C/350F for 20-25 minutes. Test the centre with a clean fork or skewer to ensure it is cooked thoroughly.

Sugar Free Icing
  1. Mix the softened cream cheese with the natural yoghurt with a fork until smooth.
  2. Add the orange zest and powdered sweetener.