Olive Oil Orange Almond Cake
(Gluten Free)

Portions| 10

Prep Time|20 Minutes

Cooking Time|30 Minutes


  • 7 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 oranges
  • 5 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups gluten-free almond flour
  • 1⁄2 cup sliced almonds

Cooking directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Brush a 9-inch pan with butter. Zest 1 orange.
  • Carefully separate the egg yolks and egg whites, placing whites and yolks in 2 separate large bowls. Add the salt to egg whites. Using a hand or stand mixer on medium speed, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form, about 2 min.
  • Add the sugar to yolks and beat until smooth and fluffy, about 3 min. To the bowl, add remaining 6 tbsp oil, almond extract, vanilla extract, and orange zest and beat until combined. Using a spatula, stir in the almond flour until well mixed. Gently fold egg whites into cake batter. (don't let the whites deflate).
  • Transfer batter to prepared pan. Smooth top and sprinkle with the almonds. Bake 30–35 min. Cool cake completely in pan.
  • Garnish with sliced almonds and an orange segment.

Ingredients in this Recipe

  • Ilios Extra Virgin Olive Oil 750ml

  • Oranges

    per unit

    Supermarché PA Oranges per unit

  • Nutri Brown Eggs 12 units

  • Redpath Fine Granulated Sugar 900g

  • Regal Extracts 50ml

  • Bob's Red Mill Flour 396-680g

  • Montreal Nut Factory Sliced Almonds 150g

  • Nutri Large White Eggs 18 units