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orange and walnut cake
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5 from 2 votes

Orange and Walnut Cake

An old-fashioned recipe from Nana Ling, dated 1941
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: orange and walnut cake
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 200kcal

Equipment

  • bar tin (approx 14 x 24 cm)

Ingredients

  • 115 grams butter
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1 large orange (making nearly 1/2 cup juice)
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon rapadura sugar (or brown or raw sugar)

Instructions

  • Grease a bar tin (approx 14 x 24cm) and line with baking paper.
  • Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs and zest from half the orange and beat again to combine.
  • Juice orange. You should have close to 1/2 cup.
  • Add flour, almond meal and orange juice to mixture, alternately, stirring to combine.
  • Pour mixture into prepared tin.
  • Sprinkle with zest from other half of orange, walnuts and rapadura sugar.
  • Place into oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 314IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg