Venetian Orange & Almond Cake

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Set a Table

By Karen Dudley

Published 2018

  • About

This cake is great for friends who are gluten intolerant. When I first tasted it I felt like I was bathing in a beautiful pond of orange with just my head surfacing to coo: “Oooh. This is soooo deliciousssss!”.


  • 2 oranges
  • a little oil
  • 100 g brown sugar


Place the oranges in a large saucepan with plenty of water and boil gently for 2 hours. Set the oranges aside till cool enough to handle. Reserve the cooking liquid for making the syrup.

Grease a 26 cm cake tin with oil and line with baking paper.

Whip the brown sugar, half the cast