Grandma’s Orange and Almonds Cake


Mom loves to prepare and serve us and our children this cake when we visit her. It’s really a simple cake, you don’t need a lot ingredients and the taste is divine. Viva la nonna!

Grandma's Orange and Almonds Cake

  • Servings: 8
  • Difficulty: easy
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You need


  • 3 eggs
  • 150 g sugar
  • 50 g flour
  • 150 g almonds, ground
  • 1 ½ oranges, juice


  • 1 oranges, peel thinly sliced
  • ½ oranges, juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, additional for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F and prepare (grease and dust with flour) a 24 cm /10 inch springform.
  2. Peel one orange (only orange part) with a knife. Cut peel in thin slices and place in a small pot with juice of 1/2 orange.
  3. Beat to hard peeks the egg whites. Set aside.
  4. Beat egg yolks with sugar until creamy.
  5. Incorporate the juice of 1 1/2 oranges, flour and almond ground.
  6. Gently incorporate beaten egg whites.
  7. Poor in the prepared springform and bake about 50-60 minutes or until through.
  8. In the meanwhile bring to boil orange peel with the 1/2 orange juice, water and additional sugar.
  9. Simmer slowly until reduced to half volume.
  10. When cake is ready remove from oven pinch tooth stick and spoon topping over it.
  11. Let cool down and serve.

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