Almond Honey Cake with Orange and Pistachio
Recipe Type: Dessert, Baking
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Serves: 1-8 inch cake
Originally from the Galicia region of Spain, this nutty dessert is extremely popular and is part of pretty much every restaurant menu across the country.
  • 2 cups almond meal (here we used Bob's Red Mill)
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 jumbo eggs
  • ½ cup confectioner's sugar
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 tsp natural vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Zest of 1 medium orange (or to taste)
  • ¼ cup shelled pistachios, roughly chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease an 8 inch round baking pan. Place oven rack in medium-low position
  2. Combine almond meal and baking powder in a bowl. Set aside
  3. Combine eggs, sugar, honey, vanilla and salt in a large bowl. Beat using an electric mixer for 3-4 minutes. Add orange zest and almond meal / baking powder mixture and mix until just combined
  4. Fold in chopped pistachios and pour batter into greased pan. Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes o until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean
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