Orange Almond Pistachio Cake

By Tina
In Afternoon Tea
Jun 23rd, 2014

let cake cool

You will not be disappointed with this cake! Its moist, tasty, not too sweet and goes perfectly as a snack, dessert or even for breakfast! It is also gluten free. A definite must try!

To makes one 8 inch round cake tin:

1 heaped cup of almond meal
1 cup of pistachios, ground (food processor works great)
2/3 cup of coconut
1/2 cup of fine white sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract
200g butter
zest of one orange

1.) Grease your cake tin and preheat the oven to 356 F
2.) Melt the butter in a saucepan and allow to cool slightly.
3.) In a bowl, gently whisk together the almond meal, pistachio meal, coconut and sugar

dry ingredients
4.) In a separate bowl, gently whisk together the eggs, vanilla, almond extract, zest and add the cooled melted butter.

dry and wet cake
4.) Combine the butter and egg mix to the dry ingredients and fold together.
5.) Pour the batter into your cake tin, sprinkle with flaked almonds if desired.
6.) Bake for 45 min or until cake is cooked all the way through.

orange almond pistachio cake
7.) Allow to cool slightly and then serve. Delicious!


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