Prep: 30 mins

Cook: 3 hrs

Yields: 22 servings

Looking for an impressive flourless moist orange cake for your next party, birthday or celebration? We've got you covered with this gluten-free SIBO dessert.

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Ingredients

Cake

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    4 whole oranges, washed

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    12 eggs (ideally free-range)

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    18 oz almond flour

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    1 cup (8 oz) honey

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    2 tsp baking powder

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    Coconut oil for greasing

Orange Decoration

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    3 whole oranges, sliced thinly

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    1 cup (8 oz) water

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    1/2 cup (4 oz) honey

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    1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise

Method

Cake

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    Place four oranges in a large pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours. Keep an eye on the water level and top up as necessary. Drain, cool to room temperature, then purée the whole oranges in a blender or food processor until smooth.

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    Pre-heat the oven to 320F. Grease an 11-inch bundt cake pan with coconut oil.

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    Beat the eggs and honey in a large bowl until well combined. Stir in the orange purée, followed by the almond flour and baking powder.

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    Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake in the oven for 1 hour or until golden and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 15 minutes then flip out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Orange Decoration

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    Thinly slice three oranges with a knife or mandolin. Place slices in a large saucepan with the water, honey, and vanilla bean. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and cook until the rinds have softened. Remove orange slices with a slotted spoon, reserving the syrup. Bring the syrup to a boil and cook until thickened.

To Serve

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    When ready to serve, place the cake on a large platter. Top with the orange slices and drizzle with the syrup.

Note

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    If you can't tolerate coconut oil, feel free to substitute it with an oil/fat you can tolerate (eg. butter, ghee, etc).

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    If you can't tolerate almond flour but can tolerate another nut flour, please feel free to substitute it with that. Macadamias would be a delicious substitute.

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    If you can't tolerate honey, please feel free to substitute with another sweetener you can tolerate. Maple syrup or liquid glucose would work well.

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