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Tunisian Orange Cake recipe

10:37 03 August 2014

Ingredients

300g Caster sugar

6 eggs

150g ground almonds

250 ml sunflower oil

100g bread crumbs

2 teaspoons baking powder

Zest of one lemon and one orange


Sugar Syrup

Juice of one lemon and one orange

1 cinnamon stick

75g caster sugar

12 cloves


Method

Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl.

Break eggs into a jug and whisk gently with the sunflower oil.

Pour the sloppy egg mixture into the dry ingredients and stir well.

Transfer the cake mixture into a greased and lined 9” cake tin and bake

for around 40 minutes at 180° (fan 170) /gas mark 4.


For the syrup

Whilst the cake is baking, combine all the ingredients for the sugar syrup in a pan. Bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer for 4 minutes.

When the cake is ready, pierce it several times and pour the spiced syrup over the top.

Leave to cool, if you can wait that long.

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