I tasted a wonderful orange cake once and craved it ever since: its fresh citrus scent, sweet orange flavour, mouth melty-ness and general squidginess. The search was on to find a similar recipe that matched its heady aroma of oranges and earthy almonds. After trying countless flourless orange cakes recipes that didn’t match my memory I found the one.
This is the best Orange and Almond Cake recipe. The first cut slides through the cake like a cloud making an enticing squishy sound. As the first slice is removed, a warm rush of orange-scent is released. My spoon effortlessly carves through the crumb; the first mouthful dissolves away on the tongue… Heaven.
You will need: a 23cm (9in) round springform cake tin