Easy orange and almond cake

A show stopper for the table!


  • 150g flour
  • 2 teasp of baking powder.
  • 75g ground almonds
  • 210g golden caster sugar
  • 175g Connacht Gold butter (melted & cooled)
  • 75g natural yogurt
  • Juice of half an orange
  • 3 eggs.


Prepare 26cm tin by greasing with butter and add a disc of parchment paper to bottom.

Simply add dry ingredients together then whisk all wet ingredients together and pour in , beating together.

Pour into tin and bake at 180C for 25 mins of until skewer comes out clean.

Decorate with caramelised orange slices and chopped almonds.



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