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Monday, November 21, 2016

Orange cake - recipe with step-by-step photos

Ingredients for the dough:
  • 140 grams of almond powder
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • half of a boiled orange
  • salt
Ingredients for the filling
  • 250 grams of fresh cream
  • 250 grams of mascarpone cheese
  • 40 grams of powdered sugar
  • the juice from the other half of the boiled orange
  • 2 grams of gelatin foil
  • candied orange peel



Prepare the dough:

Wash the orange and put it in a bowl with water at slow fire. Let it simmer for 15 minutes, then throw the water.
Repeat the operation above for another 2 times.


Cut half of the orange and mash it.


Separate the egg yolks from the whites.

Beat the egg yolks with half of the sugar. Add the mashed orange and mix.


Add the almond powder and the salt and mix until well incorporated.


Beat the egg whites with the remaining sugar.

Incorporate the beaten egg whites in the egg yolks/almond powder composition.


Preheat the oven at 180 Celsius degrees.

Put the composition in an oven pan and let it bake at 180 Celsius degrees for 25-30 minutes or until ready.

Let it cool!


Prepare the filling:

Beat the fresh cream with the powdered sugar and set it aside.


Mix the warm orange juice (from the other half of the boiled orange) with the hydrated gelatin foil.

Add over the beaten cream the mascarpone cheese and the orange juice and some candied oranges. Mix well.

Assembling:

In a detachable circle, on a plate, put the dough layer. Above add the filling and put it in the fridge for at least 1 hour.

Above you can add some thin stripes of candied oranges and mint leaves.


Enjoy!


 The original recipe can be found here


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