Orange Brandy Cake

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Easy (2874)      Gluten Free (672)      Cake (270)      Orange (51)      Polenta (24)      Ground Almonds (10)      Brandy (5)     


orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


This flour-less cake is made with polenta and ground almonds for a dense gluten-free sponge that is best served with cream.

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes
Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients
1 orange
150g margarine
100g polenta
190g ground almonds
3 eggs
3 tbsp Truvia sweetener (or 195g caster sugar)
3 tbsp brandy

Method
Pre-heat the oven to 180 ༠C/ 160 ༠C fan/350 ༠F/4 Gas.



orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


Zest and juice the orange.



orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


Cream the margarine with zest, 1 tablespoon orange juice, and 2 tablespoons sweetener (or 150g caster sugar).



orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


Beat in one egg at a time.



orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


Fold in the polenta and ground almonds.



orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


Spoon into a cake tin and bake in the oven.
Heat brandy in a saucepan with the remaining orange juice and sweetener/sugar.



orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


Poke holes in the top of the cake and pour over the brandy syrup.



orange brandy cake, polenta cake, ground almond cake, polenta, ground almonds


Categories
#Polenta
#Cake
#Orange
#Ground Almonds
#Gluten Free
#Easy
#Brandy
 
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