Date: 22nd November 2022 Category: Latest News


  • Dried Apricots
  • Orange Juice
  • Ground Almonds
  • Butter Caster sugar
  • Eggs
  • Polenta
  • Baking powder
  • Almond extract
  • Powdered icing sugar.


Prep the dried apricots: Chop the dried apricots finely, then add them, along with the orange juice and water, to a small pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Allow the mixture to cool. vBake: Pour the mixture into the prepared, evenly. Bake for 35-45 minutes until the surface is browned and the cake pulls away slightly from the sides of the pan. Cool completely. Candied Seeds: Melt the maple syrup and brown sugar in a frying pan, then stir in the seeds and salt. Cook for a minute until bubbling. Pour onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper and leave to cool. Make the drizzle: Stir the powdered sugar, juice and almond extract together until smooth. Drizzle over the completely cooled apricot cake.  Decorate: Spoon the candied seeds into small scoops and decorate the top of the cake with them, then sprinkle with orange zest, chopped almonds and chopped dried apricots.

This Dried Apricot Almond Cake is bursting with flavour. The gluten-free cake is covered in an orange and almond drizzle, then topped with almonds, candied seeds and orange zest. The showstopping cake is easy to make and tastes delicious with incredible texture!