Orange cake


–          300g flour

–          200g cold butter

–          300g sugar

–          1 egg yolk

–          1 teaspoon of sour cream

–          6 big oranges

–          3 teaspoons of gelatin

–          almonds for decoration


Cut the butter with knife together with 100g sugar. Add the egg yolk and cream. Knead the dough fast, form into a ball and cover with cloth. Put to the fridge for an hour. When the dough is cold roll it to the size of pan. Cover the pan with baking paper and place the dough on it. Stab the dough with fork. Bake for 20 minutes at 180 degrees. Cool down.

Pour the oranges with boiling water and clean thoroughly. Squeeze to get the juice. Separate the peel from the pulp. Cut the peel into smaller pieces and boil for an hour in 2 liters of water. Dissolve gelatin in the tiny amount of water. Boil the juice with 100g sugar and add the gelatin. Drain off the peel and mix to get a consistency of wet sand. Combine the peel with the juice and gelatin. Add sugar until sweet enough. When it starts to stiffen, put it on the cool cake and smoothen the surface. Put to the fridge. Decorate with almonds before serving.

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