Chocolate, almond and orange cake
Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 11⁄ hours
2 Makes: 12 slices Ingredients 2 navel oranges 200g dark chocolate, chopped 6 eggs 250g or 21⁄ cups almond meal
2 250g or 1 cup caster sugar Cream, natural yoghurt with a little honey
Method Pierce the skins then cook oranges in 1⁄
2 cup water in a big microwave-safe bowl for 20 minutes. Remove oranges and set aside to cool. Roughly chop. Blitz in a food processor into a coarse paste. Break up chocolate. Add pieces to a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave 3 minutes on medium low. Stir until smooth. Set aside to cool. Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 22cm cake tin with baking paper. Beat eggs and sugar together in a big bowl until firm enough to hold a figure 8. Fold in almond meal, orange paste and chocolate mixture until well combined. Pour into cake tin. Bake for 75 minutes or until cooked. Allow to cool in the pan. Dust with icing sugar or cocoa powder.