This holiday season, serve your guests a healthy alternative to overly sweet desserts. This delicious orange almond cake is a light and sweet with all natural ingredients. Watch a video demonstration to learn how to make this recipe yourself.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat white flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 oranges, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  1. In a mixer beat eggs until fluffy.

  2. In a separate bowl mix all dry ingredients. Slowly add sugar to mixer and continue to beat for about 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile put honey, water and cinnamon sticks in a small pot on low heat until honey has melted. Turn mixer to low and add orange juice and olive oil. Turn mixer off and slowly fold dry ingredients in with a spatula.

  4. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with non-stick spray and add the cake mix. Bake in oven set at350ºF for about 45 minutes.

  5. Take out of oven and while still hot soak with honey liquid, discard cinnamon sticks.

Nutritional Information

Calories
287
Total Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
72 mg
Sodium
236 mg
Carbohydrates
41 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Sugars
25 g
Protein
6 g
YIELD:

10 servings