Almond citrus cake with rhubarb compote

Almond citrus cake with rhubarb compote

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 people
Calories 300 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups Nutriblend Flour (Robin Hood)
  • 1 1/2 cups ground almonds
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt finely ground
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar (or Splenda sugar replacement)
  • 4 eggs separated
  • 2 tsp finely grated orange rind
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 4 tsp lemon juice (organic)
  • 4 tsp lemon juice (organic)
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk


  • 4 cups cut rhubarb pieces 1/2 inch in length
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 strips orange rind
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla


  • Whisk together flour, almonds, baking powder, soda, sea salt and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy and light, adding egg yolks, one at a time, beating for at least 30 seconds after each.
  • Beat in orange and lemon rinds, lemon juice and vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Stir into flour; then alternately with buttermilk, and flour, making 3 additions of flour and two of buttermilk.
  • Beat egg whites until frothy and fold into buttermilk mixture.
  • Scrape into butter parchment lined 9 by 13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake in 350F oven until center springs back-40 minutes-remove and let cool.
  • For the Rhubarb Compote-in a saucepan, stir together rhubarb, sugar, vanilla and orange rind and juice, removing any seeds.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2-5 minutes until rhubarb is tender. Add a dash of cornstarch to thicken. Let cool.
  • To serve, remove cake from pan to fancy platter and spoon compote over the cake. This is a dreamy recipe for our collection.
  • Healthy Recipe will serve approximately 12 people.
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