Gluten-Free Orange and Almond Cake
250gm caster sugar, plus extra for dusting
1tsp baking powder
Icing sugar for dusting in the end
1 small tub of mascarpone cheese
Zest of one orange
Few crushed almonds for sprinkling
Preheat the oven to 160C. Line a 20 cm cake tin and dust it with a little caster sugar.
Place the eggs and caster sugar in a mixing bowl and beat well. Stir in the orange puree followed by the almond meal and baking powder.
Pour into the tin and dust the top with more caster sugar to give the cake a beautiful golden crust.
Bake for 1 1/2 hours, until the top is golden brown. Dust with icing sugar.
Mix the mascarpone cheese with the orange zest and top it over the cake to serve.Sprinkle some almonds to give some crunch.