Paleo Orange Cake

This Paleo Orange Cake recipe, made with 6 healthy ingredients, is one of our favorite desserts. All you need to make it is whole oranges, almond flour, eggs, honey, salt, and baking soda.

The Perfect Holiday Cake

This easy paleo cake recipe is the perfect holiday dessert for Christmas, Hanukkah, Easter, and Passover.

Whole Orange Cake Recipe

It seems weird to make a cake with whole oranges. However, using the orange with its peel adds a rich flavor dimension to the cake. Yes, use the entire orange including the peel in this recipe!

Paleo Orange Cake

Ingredients
Serves:
8
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Instructions
  1. Wash the oranges and boil them whole (peel and all) for 1½ hours, or until soft
  2. Place whole oranges (peel and all) in a food processor and blend until smooth
  3. Pulse in eggs, honey, almond flour, salt, and baking soda until well combined
  4. Pour batter into a greased 9 inch springform pan
  5. Bake at 375°F for 35-45 minutes, until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean
  6. Cool in the pan for 2 hours
  7. Serve
It was one of the best cakes I have ever made! The orange cake will be my new potluck dessert!!!!

Paleo Orange Cake Recipe

The idea for this easy grain-free cake recipe came from one of my favorite cookbook authors, Claudia Roden. Her recipe is called Gateau a l'Orange. Nigella Lawson also has a a citrus cake recipe using fruit and peel made with clementines.

Lemon Cake Recipe

This paleo cake recipe would likely be incredible with lemons, though adjustments would likely need to be made. If you do experiment leave a comment and let us know if it works.

Low-Carb Paleo Cake Recipes

Here are some of my other easy low-carb paleo cake recipes for you!

This post is an oldie but goodie from the archives. I first shared this recipe in November 2008.

Comments

444 responses to “Paleo Orange Cake”

  1. Made this with blood oranges. Delicious! Looks more like a gingerbread because if the darker flesh, but SO good! Moist, and lots if orange flavor. Next time, I’ll try making cupcakes so it is easier to freeze.

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