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This is quite plain cake and also gluten and diary free. To taste , it is meltingly damp and fragrant redolent of marzipan, not suprising, since it is made with ground almonds.

Here is step by step how to make almond and cinnamon cake. I do make it all the year around and it is wonderful in summer with fresh , sharp raspberries or plums.

Almond and Cinnamon cake

Almond and Cinnamon cake

100 gr flaked almonds

100 gr flaked almonds

150 gr ground almonds

150 gr ground almonds

150 gr caster sugar

150 gr caster sugar

8 egg whites

8 egg whites

1 glass olive oil, few drops almond essence, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon baking powder.

1 glass olive oil, few drops almond essence, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon baking powder.

zest of 1 clementine or 1 orange

zest of 1 clementine or 1 orange

1 x 22 cm - 23 cm springform cake tin

1 x 22 cm – 23 cm springform cake tin

whisk the egg whites until they are opaque and start to hold their shape

whisk the egg whites until they are opaque and start to hold their shape

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then add the sugar and whick until it's all incorporated and mixture is thick and shiny then add orange zest and almond essence and mix well.

then add the sugar and whick until it’s all incorporated and mixture is thick and shiny then add orange zest and almond essence and mix well.

 

then whisk in the oil and the ground almonds

then whisk in the oil and the ground almonds

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Pour the well incorporated mixture into the prepared tin,

Pour the well incorporated mixture into the prepared tin,

then mix together the flaked almonds and cinnamon and sprinkle them over the top of the cake

then mix together the flaked almonds and cinnamon and sprinkle them over the top of the cake

Bake for 35-40 minutes in preheated oven 180 C / gas mark 4

Bake for 35-40 minutes in preheated oven 180 C / gas mark 4

Almond and Cinnamon Cake

Almond and Cinnamon Cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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