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45 mins
Serves
8

A flourless chocolate orange cake with triple sec and ground almonds.
This Tunisian Orange Cake is made with Triple Sec to give it a more indulgent twist.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Whisk together the sugar and eggs.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Grate in the zest from an orange and then squeeze in the juice.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the triple sec.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Mix in the ground almonds, baking soda, cocoa and salt.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Scrape into a greased baking tin.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bake at 180'c for 45 minutes.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Slice the second orange into thin slices.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Top the cake with orange slices.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pour the sugar for the icing into a sauce pan and mix with a little water.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Bring to the boil and then add the triple sec before removing from the heat.

  • How to bake an orange cake. Tunisian Chocolate Orange Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Pour the syrup over the cake and sprinkle with crystalized ginger pieces.

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