Mandarin Orange Almond Cake
Start Chinese New Year off the right way with this cake that will surprise your guests in the most delicious way! This unique Mandarin Orange Almond Cake is rich in flavour and will delight everyone you serve it to!
Using Panasonic Slow Juicer to make orange juice.
In a medium mixing bowl, mix baking powder and ground almond together.
Using Panasonic Chef Machine, select “Speed 5” to cream butter and sugar till creamy. Add in egg yolks, orange juice and orange rind.
Fold in flour mixture and continue to mix till well combined.
Using Panasonic Chef Machine, select “Speed 6” to whisk egg whites till foamy then add in sugar. Continue to whisk till soft peak.
Fold in 30% into the egg yolk batter. Then add in the rest. Mix till all are well combined.
Pour into 2 lined 6 inch cake tins.
Preheat Panasonic Microwave Oven to 170˚C. Select “Convection Function” to bake cake at 170˚C for 30 minutes.
To make filling, mix pomegranate and strawberry jam together. Set aside.
To make butter cream, using Panasonic Chef Machine, select “Speed 9” to cream butter till smooth then add in sifted icing sugar, continue to cream till light and fluffy.
Pour in mandarin orange juice and mandarin orange rind then continue to whisk till well combined.
Assemble the cake with butter cream and filling on each layer and spread the butter cream around the sides and top of the cake. Decorate the cake with mandarin orange, Pomegranate and pecan.