Orange and Almond Sponge

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For the sponge:
  • 100 gms - plain flour
  • 50 gms - butter
  • 60 gms - brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • 60 gms - ground almonds (without skin)
  • 1 tsp - grated zest of orange
  • 2 - eggs
  • 3 tbsp - freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Butterscotch sauce:
  • 1/2 tbsp - butter
  • 2 tbsp - brown sugar
  • 75 ml - cream
  • 1 tbsp - honey
  • 1/2 tsp - vanilla extract
  • Pistachio Praline:
  • 1 tbsp - pistachio without shell
  • 2 tbsp - brown sugar
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice

How to Make Orange and Almond Sponge

  • Melt the butter and keep it separately. Beat the eggs and sugar in a large bowl until it looks fluffy.
  • Add the orange juice and zest, mix well.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and almonds into the egg mixture. Fold gently without any lumps. Finally fold the butter into the mixture.
  • Grease 4 ramekins with butter and dust it with flour.
  • Pour the mixture equally into the ramekins.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
  • Take a large tray, fill with boiling water and then place the ramekins inside that.
  • Bake it in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Taste of Pearl City

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