A slice of French Orange and Almond Flourless Cake on top of the rest of the cake. The texture of the cake is highlighted in this image, as well as the undeniable orange color of the inside of the flourless cake.
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French Orange and Almond Flourless Cake

Whole oranges, almond meal, eggs and sugar -- that's all you need to make this deliciously moist French Orange and Almond Flourless Cake!  Great for snack, after-meal dessert or breakfast!  (VIDEO ABOVE)
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 8
Calories: 98kcal
Author: Neriz


  • 2 medium oranges, about 1 & 1/2 cups when pureed
  • 2 & 1/2 cups almond meal
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 5 medium eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds


  • In a medium saucepan, place oranges and add enough water to submerge the oranges. Cover saucepan with a lid and bring to a boil.
  • Once the water boils, lower the heat and keep simmering for 2 hours.
  • Drain oranges.
  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • Grease and dust an 8-inch baking pan with flour.
  • Slice the oranges into quarters and remove the bitter part in the middle, as well as the main eye in the middle.
  • Place the sliced oranges in a food processor and pulse until you get a smooth puree.
  • Add almond meal and sugar. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Add eggs and baking powder. Mix until you get a smooth cake mixture.
  • Pour cake mixture into greased and floured baking pan.
  • Use a spatula to even out the top of the cake mixture.
  • Sprinkle sliced almonds on top of the mixture.
  • Place baking pan in the lower part of the oven for 55 to 6 minutes.
  • Set aside for at least 30 minutes, to cool down and then remove the cake from the pan.
  • Serve. (Dust with some powdered sugar or more sliced almonds, if desired.)



Calories: 98kcal