Almond-orange Sponge With Chocolate Ganache Icing Recipe


  • Preheat oven to 190deg C , reduce to 180deg C after 10 mins of putting the cake in.
  • Greased lined 7-8"tin; A springform cake tin is always better.
  • eggs - 5 (250gms)
  • almonds - 100gms (grind in dry grinder with skin; be careful it doesnt get pasty)
  • flour - 2 tbs ( almonds + flour= half the weight of the eggs i.e. 125gms )
  • baking powder - 1tsp
  • salt - 1 pinch
  • powdered sugar - 100gms ( less than half the weight of the eggs)
  • vanilla essence - 1 tsp
  • orange extract - 1 tsp
  • orange rind - 1 tsp


This Is A Much Loved Combination Of Almonds, Orange And Chocolate. The Flavours Get Enhanced While The Cake Is Chilled, And This Recipe Is A Sure Winner. I Have Made This A Number Of Times, And Have Always Received Compliments.

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