This cake is sweet and perfect for any celebration!

You will need:


2 cups almond flour

2 t baking powder

1 t kosher salt

1⁄2 cup slivered almonds

1 cup sugar

3 large eggs

1⁄3 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon almond extract

1 teaspoon orange flower water

orange marmalade, assorted fruit, and honey for serving

  1. Butter and flour two five-inch or one nine-inch cake pan.
  2. Line bottom with parchment.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together almond flour, baking powder, salt, slivered almonds, and ¼ cup sugar.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat the eggs until frothy.
  5. Increase speed to high and slowly add remaining sugar.
  6. Whisk until thick and pale, approximately 6 to 8 minutes.
  7. Reduce speed to low and whisk in olive oil and extracts.
  8. Gently fold in the flour mixture using a rubber spatula.
  9. Scrape batter into prepared pans and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  10. Cool 10 minutes in the pan.
  11. Run a knife around the edge and turn out onto a cooling rack.
  12. If using two five inch cakes, spread orange marmalade between layers.
  13. Serve with fruit and a drizzle of honey.


Photography by Meg Smith

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