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Christmas Almond Cake - Gluten/Dairy Free



18 portion(s)


  • 200 g raw whole almonds
  • 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1 tsp Vanilla paste or extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 g raw walnuts
  • 600 g dried fruits of your choice - apricots, cherries, cranberries, currents, dates, figs, ginger, mixed peel, prunes, raisins
  • 6
    1h 55min
    Preparation 25min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 150 deg C.  Grease and line a 20cm round cake tin.


    2. Place almonds into mixing bowl and grind 8 sec/speed 7 and set aside.


    3. Add rind of orange to mixing bowl and grind 9 sec/speed 8.  


    4. Scrape down sides of bowl and add juice of the orange, olive oil, nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon, and eggs, mix 5 sec/speed 5.


    5. Scrape down sides of bowl, add reserved almonds and walnuts, mix 5 sec/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 5.


    6. Add fruits of your choice and mix 5 sec/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 5.


    7. Turn out into prepared pan, smoothing the top.


    8. Bake for 1 hour 30 minutes.  Check with a skewer to see if it comes out clean, if not bake for another 30 minutes.  Cover the top with foil or baking paper to prevent burning if necessary.


    9. When completely cold wrap in baking paper and foil, keeps in fridge for up to six weeks.


    10. Slice and enjoy.





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