Orange Almond Cake

From an old friend back at Waitakere Hospital.

Orange Almond Cake:

Take 2 oranges – cover with water and simmer for 1 hour.

Remove from the stove and leave 24 hours. Discard the water.

Chop oranges into pieces (removing pips) place in the food processor and pulse until well pulverised.

Add: 6 eggs 2 tbls lemon juice and process 1 minute.

Add: 3 cups ground almonds 1 cup castor sugar 1 tsp baking powder.

Process to mix.

Bake in a large (26cm)  tin at 160 degrees Centigrade tin for 50-60 minutes. (Or until a skewer comes out clean).

Cool 10 minutes and remove from tin.

Serve it with whipped cream with a little orange liqueuer (Cointreau · Grand Marnier ) or with French Vanilla Ice cream.

If you do not eat the cake in one day refrigerate it.

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About Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.
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