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Whole Orange Syrup Cake



12 portion(s)


  • 300 g Whole almonds with skin
  • 2 Whole oranges
  • 3 eggs
  • 215 g castor sugar
  • 1 level tsp baking powder, Gluten free if required


  • 1 orange
  • 155 g castor sugar

To serve

  • 240 gram plain yoghurt
  • 6
    2h 0min
    Preparation 1h 0min
  • 7
  • 8
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      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

    Whole oranges
  1. Place the two oranges, whole, in a saucepan and cover with cold water; bring to the boil and boil for 15 minutes.

  2. Drain, cover with fresh cold water and boil for a further 15 minutes.

  3. Drain and set aside until cool enough to handle.

  4. Cake
  5. Preheat oven to 160 deg C.

    Grease a large ring or plain cake tin.

    Mill the almonds for 15 sec / speed 9.  Set aside.

  6. Pulp orange quarters.  10 sec / speed 7.

    Set aside.  Clean bowl.

  7. With the butterfly in place, whisk eggs and sugar.  3 minutes / speed 4

  8. Add almond meal, orange pulp, and baking powder to batter, and fold in.  10 sec / speed 1 Counter-clockwise operation

  9. Pour into prepared cake tin and bake for an hour, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

  10. Syrup
  11. While cake is baking, zest the third orange into the bowl.

  12. Add hot water to cover, and cook 6 minutes / 105 degrees / speed 1Counter-clockwise operation

    Drain, and return softened zest to bowl.

  13. Juice the orange.  Add juice to zest along with sugar.  Cook until syrup thickens 6 mins / 105 degrees / speed 1 Counter-clockwise operation.

  14. As soon as cake comes out of the oven, pierce with a skewer and pour the syrup all over the top.

  15. Serve in slices with yoghurt.

  16. Best served fresh and warm, but keeps well in an airtight container.  Warm up for a few minutes in low oven if you like.


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If you don't have a citrus zester, you can peel the zest off the orange with a vegetable peeler.

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  • I have just made this for my

    Submitted by Joeybird75 on 17. April 2015 - 08:52.

    I have just made this for my husband's birthday and it was so easy to make. Being on holidays made the prep of the oranges easy but after that it was so easy. Looking forward to trying it, we will be taking it to his work for morning tea.

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