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Mandarin & Almond Cake

4.5
(22)
  • 10 Serves
  • 5 minutes
  • 2 hours

You’d better make double – this cake will be devoured in no time!

Ingredients

3 mandarins
6 eggs
1 cup (200g) CSR Caster Sugar
2 packed cups (340g) almond meal

Method

  1. Cover mandarins (skin and all) with water, bring to boil then simmer for 1 hour. Cool completely, then remove seeds and puree. Preheat oven to 160°C. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together, 5 minutes.
  2. Fold through the puree and almond meal. When combined, pour into a paper-lined 22cm cake tin and bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until a skewer removes clean from the centre of the cake.

Notes

Dust with icing sugar and decorate with mandarin segments to serve; it is all you need to garnish this deliciously moist cake.

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12 Reviews

  • Dot swan says:

    Absolutely delightful tasting cake, such a quick easy recipe

  • Miah says:

    My mum makes me this cake, she’s no domestic queen but it always turns out super delicious. If you like mandarins and moist cakes give it a go!

  • Pink says:

    Delicious!

  • Jenny says:

    I’m wondering about the excess juice the mandarins were cooked in. Still have some left – do I throw it in with cake, throw it away or reduce and make a syrup.

    • igaaustralia says:

      Hi Jenny,

      Making a syrup sounds amazing. Please send us your recipe and we may be able to include on our recipe page.

      Thanks !

  • Robyn Wardrop says:

    Quick and easy, tastes great.

  • deb says:

    so easy & delicious. only used four eggs and it was fine. cooked for 65 minutes. perfect. I make a similar flour-less orange cake, but this one with mandarins was not bitter like the orange one. definitely making it again.

  • Dee Jay says:

    Sensory sensation. I microwaved the mandarins on high for ten minutes without water . Followed the recipe otherwise. Cooked in bundt tin lined with baking paper. Delicious cut into small slices with a coffee.

  • Heather says:

    Beautiful delicious cake, however, mine turned out “soggy “ in the middle, any tips as to why. TIA

  • Neil Shaba says:

    Does it need vanilla to get rid of the egg taste?

    • IGA Recipes says:

      Hi Neil,

      Once all the ingredients are combined well and baked, there will be a lovely and moist mandarin flavoured cake!

      We hope you enjoy the recipe!

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