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Chocolate Orange Cake

Course: Cake
Servings: 10 Slices
Author: Angela Coleby
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Ingredients

  • 1 orange
  • 4 Eggs separated
  • 1/2 cup low carb sweetener
  • 2 cups (192g) Almond flour
  • 1/4 cup (43g) Cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Place the orange in a saucepan of water, ensuring that is are covered. Bring to the boil and simmer for 1 hour. The orange should be soft enough for a fork to go through them.
  • Remove the orange and cool slightly.
  • Preheat the oven to 170C/325F degrees.
  • Place the orange into a food processor and blend into a paste with no lumps.
  • Add the almond flour, cocoa low carb sweetener, salt, baking powder and egg yolks.
  • Whisk the egg white into soft peaks and gently fold into the orange batter.
  • Place the batter into a greased spring form cake pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour until firm,
  • Eat and enjoy!

Notes

Makes 10 slices
Nutritional Info per slice :  146 Calories, 12g Fat, 7g Protein, 7g Total Carbs, 3g Fibre, 4g Net Carbs