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Gluten-free Orange & Chocolate Cake

If you're gluten intolerant or just prefer to avoid it, this delicious, flour-free chocolate and orange cake is for you.

Time 50 Minutes
Skill Level Intermediate

Ingredients List

Serves 7
  • 2 medium oranges (navel oranges)
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 pinch ea salt
  • 12 medium egg whites
  • 4 cups ground almonds
  • 1 cup cocoa powder (use best quality)
  • 1 tsps cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 175° C.
  2. Steam whole oranges for 30-40 minutes or until soft.
  3. Allow to cool, then chop them up and place in food processor until smooth.
  4. Add eggs and process again.
  5. Pour into bowl.
  6. Fold in almonds, cocoa and cinnamon.
  7. Spoon into baking pan lined with baking paper.
  8. Bake for 50-60 mins.
  9. Cool completely before removing from tin.