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1 whole orange
½ cup (160g) pure organic maple syrup
3 organic/free range eggs
pinch of sea salt2 cups g
round walnuts or almonds (200g)
½ cup good quality dark cocoa powder
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or extract

  • Firstly, you need to preheat oven to 165 C

  • Steam the orange whole for about 60 minutes until soft. Let it cool, then chop it up (yep.. SKIN AND ALL).

  • Place into a food processor and Process with the maple syrup, salt and vanilla until smooth, then add the eggs and process again.

  • Pour the mix into a bowl and fold in the chopped walnuts, cocoa and cinnamon.

  • Spoon into a 15cm baking tin lined with greaseproof paper at the base and sides.

  • Bake for about 50 - 60 minutes until cooked through.

  • Test with a skewer to check. The cake should be lovely and moist inside – a little fudge like.

  • Remove from the oven and cool completely then remove from the tin.

  • Store for 1 week covered in the fridge.

  • Garnish with Natural yoghurt and berries


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