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Orange almond cake

Serves: 14
Prep: 15
Cook: 40

    This recipe takes your standard orange and poppyseed cake to the next level! Not only is it Vegan but its gluten free making it a great fit for everyone. The delciious blend of citrus orrange, almond and poppy seeds make it something the whole family will love. Made using So Good Regular Soy Milk, this dairy free cake is a classic now everyone can enjoy.


    • 125g margarine
    • 1 orange, rind of
    • ½ cup caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 125g almond meal
    • 2 tbs poppy seeds (optional)
    • 1 cup gluten-free self-raising flour
    • ½ cup So Good Regular soy milk
    Orange Syrup
    • 1 cup orange juice
    • ½ cup sugar


    1. Place margarine, rind and sugar in a bowl and mix until light and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until combined.
    2. Stir through almond meal and poppy seeds. Stir in ½ the flour with ¼ cup of So Good, then add the remaining flour and So Good.
    3. Spread mixture into a greased and lined 20cm round tin. Bake in a moderate oven, 180°C, for 40 minutes.
    4. Combine syrup ingredients in a saucepan. Stir over low-heat until sugar is dissolved, then increase heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove cake from oven; insert a few holes in the cake with skewer. Pour hot syrup over hot cake. Cool cake in tin.


    • Lemons or limes make a great substitute if you don't have oranges.
    • Make your own caster sugar, by placing raw sugar into a food processor and pulse until the sugar granules become finer.
    • Serve with your favourite natural yoghurt.

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