Gluten-Free Orange Almond Cake with Orange Sauce
Delicious, light cake! Only change I'd make--there's WAY too much sauce--and it didn't thicken. I made the sauce exactly as directed. When 10-15 min had passed in the double boiler, I added 1 T cornstarch (first mixing some sauce into the cornstarch, then stirring mix gradually into double boiler). Another 10 min, not much happened. Added 1 more T cornstarch--same way. Another 10-15 min. Still needed something else but was starting to taste like cornstarch. Added 2 more egg yolks--same method as cornstarch. FINALLY had results. Sauce was still liquidy but for glazing but it worked.
Sauce recipe yielded enough for 2 cakes (I'd double the cake recipe) and one DELICIOUS fruit salad...added 4 diced persimmons, one banana, an apple, several mandarins, one pomegranate, bunch of halved, seedless green grapes. Yum!
You'll probably only need less than half of what the recipe says.
I doubled the cake recipe--two round cakes--and made the sauce recipe as directed. I had enough left over sauce from the
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Dec. 31, 2012