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Olive oil and almond cake with mandarin and honey syrup

 

  • 2 cups almonds
  • 2½ cups castor sugar
  • 3 cups matzo flour
  • 3 cups matzo meal
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2½ cups light olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 eggs

Grind the almonds with the sugar in food processor. Place the remaining dry ingredients in a large bowl, add the sugar and almonds and mix well with a wooden spoon. In a separate bowl, lightly whisk the oil, water and eggs with a fork. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the oil, water and egg mixture. Combine into a soft dough. Oil a 22x30cm cake tin. Bake for 30–35 minutes at 150ºC. Pour over the syrup while still lukewarm and cut into diamonds. Serves 10–12.

For the syrup:

1½ cups sugar
1½ cups water
4 tbsp honey
juice and rind of 1 mandarin

Bring all ingredients to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Pour over the lukewarm cake.

 

Olive oil and almond cake with mandarin and honey syrup

By: The WellBeing Team

Give yourself a pat on the back with a delightfully delicious slice of olive oil & almond cake!


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