Almond Cake with Blueberries Sauce

White cake bathed in tasty and sweet blueberries sauce with a dark purple colour, given by this delicious fruit of the forest.
The blueberries are in the same family with cranberries. But, I think, that these berries are much tastier than their cousin.
work: 00h:30' time: 01h:00' easy: 2/5

Ingredients for the sauce

  • 200gr/ 7 oz blueberries
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 orange juice and zest
  • ½ glass of water, water
In a small saucepan boil all ingredients together until blueberries are tender and the sauce thickens for about 10 minutes.

Cake Ingredients (6 servings)

  • 5 egg whites (at room temperature)
  • ½ tsp. cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 80 gr/ 2.5 oz caster sugar
  • 100 gr/ 3.5 oz self raising flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 80 gr/ 2.5 oz ground almonds
  • 1 orange, zest only
  • 1 tsp vanilla or almond

Instructions

Boil the almonds for 2'-3' in boiling water, drain and add cold water. It makes them easy to peel.
Drain on paper towels…
…and grind.
For more convenience we can use ready ground almonds.
We separate the egg whites from yolks…
…and beat to a firm meringue with the cream of tartar and the salt. Add stirring the sifted icing sugar.
Add the sifted flour and the baking powder. Stir gently with a spoon until the ingredients are well mixed.
Add the ground almonds…
…The orange zest and vanilla or almond essence.
Pour the mixture into buttered and floured mold 20cm/ 8" diameter.
Bake in preheated oven at 170°C/ 340°F/Gas Mark 4 for 20'-25' on the bottom rack.
Remove cake from oven, cool and cover with blueberries sauce.
Enjoy this almond cake made ​​with no fat.
If you do not find blueberries, alternatively, use a diluted jam of your choice.
It is just as delicious!

12 comments:

  1. OMG!!!So so good looking....
    That sauce is a dream....

    Kisses,
    Rita

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  2. Wow..looks soo delicious and awesome...

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  3. Woooow, i love your step-by-step intructions, and great presentation!!!
    MARVELOUS, good job;)
    Cheers.

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  4. @divya
    Hi divya, it's very easy to make, if you can get some blueberries.

    kisses

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  5. @Duxa
    Thank you very much, it's really hard work...:)
    kisses from Greece

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  6. This looks utterly amazing. I feel like I could reach out and take a fork full. Another yummy recipe.

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  9. Hú ez még látványnak is tökéletes,hát még ízre milyen finom lehet!!!Tegnap nem akart beengedni a rendszer.de aztán mégis,és halmozódtak a megjegyzések,és kénytelen voltam törölni.Még volt egy harmadik is,de az eltűnt.
    A sütemény nagyon tetszik,és amikor lesz szabad időm sok,akkor neki állok és megsütöm!!!!A részlet jelenetek,tökéletes.tetszik!!!!

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