This is a classic Sicilian cake and oh my does it deserve to be up there in Sicily’s greatest hits! I make this cake a lot and it hits the spot every single time, never failing to impress anybody who I feed it to.
There’s so much goodness about this recipe. It has this amazingly mighty texture, that’s somehow light and moist (has anybody found an appropriate synonym for that word yet?. It’s completely flourless which is a reason for the incredible texture which genuinely gets better as it gets a few days older. It’s so easy to make but really elegant so you can completely fool people into thinking that you’ve an entire day perfecting, well, perfection. The reason I nickname it Sunshine Cake? It’s made from the pulp of oranges which gives it this gorgeous golden yellow hue. Mmm sun.
Bonus when baking this cake: your kitchen will smell like a sun drench Sicilian orange grove.
Serve this special cake alongside some homemade clotted cream, with a probiotic twist.