Bring this easy-to-make Orange Cake that is gluten and dairy free to your next party.

Was looking for a new easy dessert recipe to bring to a Hannukah party tonight and found this orange cake at a great website featuring gluten-free recipes, Elana’s Pantry. 
The cake is both gluten and dairy free and is filled with protein from the eggs and almond meal.  It was quick and easy to make and turned out delicious. 
The orange peel makes it bitter, but the agave balances it out  with sweetness. I sprinkled powdered sugar on it which it definitely did not need or you can mix some orange juice and powdered sugar to create a glaze to pour over it.
 
 It was so good,   I might have some for breakfast.
 
Gluten Free Orange Cake  

This cake was also popularized by Nigella Lawson, though her version is made with clementines.  I think it would be fun to make this with lemons, though imagine some adjustments would need to be made if experimenting with this more intensely sour citrus fruit.

Whether served at Hanukkah or Christmas, this cake ends a holiday meal with flare.  Enjoy!

2 oranges
4 eggs
3/4  cup agave nectar
2  cups blanched almond flour
1/2  tsp celtic sea salt
1  tsp  baking soda

1. Wash the oranges and boil them whole (peel and all) for 1 ½ hours, or until soft

2. Place whole oranges (peel and all) in a food processor and blend until smooth

3. Process in eggs, agave, almond flour, salt and baking soda until well blended

4. Pour batter into a greased 9-Inch round cake pan.

5. Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes, until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean.

6. Cool in the pan for 2 hours

7. Serve

What is your favorite holiday dessert recipe?  Need more recipes for natural desserts, check out my Sweet and Natural Dessert Cookbook.
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