Orange pistachio cake

Recipe from: 25 August 2014
recipes, bake, cake, gluten-free

Ingredients 7
Servings 0
Minutes 00:20
  • 150
    butter, softened
  • 165
    caster sugar
  • 1.5
    finely grated orange zest (about 1 large orange)
  • 2
    vanilla extract
  • 4
    eggs, room temperature
  • 200
    ground almonds
  • 130
    ground pistachios


 Preheat the oven to 160°C.
Grease and line a 31 x 11 x 7.5cm loaf pan with baking paper and set side.

Beat the butter, sugar, lime zest and vanilla for 10 – 12 minutes until pale and creamy, scraping down the sides of the bowl a few times.

Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat the mixture for a further 3 – 4 minutes.

Fold through the ground almonds and ground pistachios to combine.
Spoon the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.

Bake for 1 hour – 1 hour 10 minutes, until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging to it.

Allow the cake to cool completely in the tin at room temperature before slicing.

Recipe reprinted with permission of HeinStirred. To see more recipe, click here.

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