I’ve excelled myself with a doubly topical submit in the present day, and a scrumptious one at that.

This week is Coeliac Consciousness Week and Sunday is World Baking Day – so I’m combining the 2 and sharing my favorite gluten-free cake recipe!

It additionally occurs to comprise no dairy. There’s refined sugar in there, however we will’t at all times be excellent…

Orange & Almond Cake

Components:

Two huge oranges, roughly chopped, pips eliminated (go away the pores and skin on, provides beautiful flavour)

5 eggs (separated)

200g caster sugar

225g floor almonds

Handful of flaked almonds to brighten the highest

Icing sugar to brighten

  • Place the chopped oranges in a pan, add a splash of water, cowl and gently simmer for about half-hour.
  • As soon as cooked, very finely chop the orange or bung all of it in a meals processor till you will have a puree.
  • Whisk egg whites till they type stiff peaks, steadily whisk in half the caster sugar.
  • Whisk the eggs yolks with the remaining caster sugar and add in your oranges.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the combination – don’t be too vigorous otherwise you’ll knock all of the air out!
  • Spoon right into a cake tin, sprinkle the highest with flaked almonds.
  • Bake for 50 minutes at 180 levels C

I really like mine served with a dollop of Greek yoghurt and a drizzle of honey – yum.

Hope you all get your aprons on this Sunday – do tweet me images of your scrumptious baked items, @PaiSkincare. Possibly we must always get Mary Berry to evaluate them…?