Time to make: 55 mins, plus 1 hr to boil oranges
Total cost: $5.80 / $0.58 per serve
3 small or 2 large oranges
4 eggs, separated
3/4 cup sugar
70g ground almonds
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup gluten-free flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder*
*NOTE: Ingredients with an asterisk (*) indicate that although this ingredient is usually gluten-free, it’s wise to check the label to be sure as product ingredients can vary and formulations can change.
Step 1 Preheat oven to 170°C. Line a 20cm tin with baking paper.
Step 2 In a medium saucepan cover unpeeled oranges with water and boil for 1 hour. Drain, cool, then use a stick blender or food processor to purée unpeeled oranges. Pour into a large bowl and set aside.
Step 3 In a separate bowl beat egg whites until fluffy.
Step 4 To orange purée add egg yolks, sugar, almonds and vanilla. Sift in flour and baking powder. Stir to combine. Gently fold in egg whites until just combined.
Step 5 Pour into prepared tin. Bake for 35-45 minutes then cool for 10 minutes before turning out. Serve dusted with icing sugar, if preferred.
2 oranges (zest and juice
1 teaspoon baking powder
75g ground almonds
120g desiccated coconut