Orange and Almond Loaf with Marmalade Syrup
- 2 oranges
- 3 eggs
- 250 g sugar
- 125 g flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 140 g ground almonds
Place the whole unpeeled oranges in a saucepan and cover with water. Simmer for an hour or until tender. Drain, puree and cool.
Heat the over to 175C and prepare a large loaf tin.
Beat the eggs and sugar for about 10 mins and then fold in the dried ingredients and pureed orange.
Spoon into the tin and bake for about 40 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
To make the marmalade syrup combine ½ c marmalade with ½ c of orange juice and simmer for about 5 minutes until syrupy. Pour over the loaf.