Flourless Orange & Almond Cake

Texte is translated and slightly adapted from this French recipe. It was given on the most popular french radio cooking show.


– 2 organic oranges
– 1 organic lemon
– Butter to coat the mould
– 6 eggs
– 450 g caster sugar
– 550 g almond powder
– 1 teaspoon of baking powder
– 2-3 tablespoon of dark rum


Preheat the oven to 180°C

If you don’t have a Springform pan, maybe use some baking paper.

Butter the mould. If you want the cake to be a bit shiny, sprinkle a little bit of sugar, on the buttered mould, it should stick. it will add a light coating.

Wash fruits meticulously, with water and by rubbing them.

Remove the fruit stem and the hard part next to it. Beware not to make a hole in the fruit.

Put the whole oranges and lemon to cook for at least an hour in a pan of water, covered.

Deseed the oranges and lemon, beware it’s hot, blend them in a blender and set aside.

Beat the eggs and sugar. Add the citrus puree, then everything else

Mix well (15min) and pour into a mould (23 cm).

Bake for about 35 minutes, make sure the tip of a knife comes out clean.

For a flat cake, unmold the cake directly.

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