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Orange Cake

Recipe adapted from cravingcalifornia.com
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert


  • 1 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup Almond Flour or substitute with another 3/4 cup regular flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Tangerine Juice if tangerine unavailable use oranges instead
  • 3 tbsp Tangerine Zest
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 6 medium sized Tangerines for slicing Or 2 large oranges
  • 1/2 cup Salted Caramel Sauce* Recipe linked below


  • Preheat oven to 200C and grease a 9inch cake pan with olive oil, or butter and flour it till its coated well. Once coated well add a parchment paper
  • Sift flour, almond flour, baking powder, baking soda in a bowl and mix
  • With a stand mixer or handheld mixer, beat the eggs and sugar for 3-4 mins until it becomes thick and creamy
  • Gradually add in the olive oil while mixing on medium to low, then add the juice, zest and the vanilla
  • Fold dry ingredients with wet and mix until combined (do not overmix)
  • Spread the salted caramel on the bottom of the cake pan, and top with the sliced oranges or tangerines (you can totally omit this step)
  • Pour the batter over the oranges, place in oven and lower temp to 180C
  • Bake for 45-55 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Once it cools down, carefully flip and peal the baking paper
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