Sticky Orange Upside-down Cake
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Sticky Orange Upside-down Cake

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Serves 8

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful.

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  • Sticky Orange Topping:
  • 220g castor sugar
  • 125ml water
  • 1 vanilla pod, split
  • 2 oranges, very thinly sliced
  • The Cake:
  • 4 large eggs
  • 220g castor sugar
  • 5ml vanilla extract
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 150g butter, melted
  • 110f ground almonds


    1. Preheat the oven to 160C.
    2. For the sticky orange topping: Place sugar, water and vanilla in a 2.5 liter, 20cm non-stick frying pan that is ovenproof, over a medium heat. Stir continuously until the sugar has dissolved. Add the orange slices and simmer until soft, for about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
    3. For the cake: Place eggs, sugar and vanilla in a bowl of an electric mixer and whisk until thick, pale and bout tripled in volume, about 8-10 minutes.
    4. Sift the flour over the egg mixture and fold through. Fold through the melted butter and ground almonds.
    5. Pour the cake mixture over the oranges and bake about 40-45 minutes, or a skewer comes out clean.
    6. Turn out on a platter to serve.

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Very easy,quick and tasty.
I used 10" pan and was too small to fit all cake.
I Served with thick cream. Very nice...