2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake | Slimming World

This 2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake is one of the easiest and most impressive cakes we’ve tried yet. And believe me when I say, we’ve tried a lot.

2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

This cake is incredibly moreish and moist, and for only 2.5 syns a slice it’s perfect on the Slimming World Extra Easy Plan.

Many of the Slimming World friendly cakes that we’ve tried have been incredibly eggy, but not this one. Yes, it’s slightly higher in syns than some other cakes, but it’s definitely worth it! Perfect with a cup of tea or coffee!

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What is Sukrin?

We use Sukrin 1 which is an all-natural granulated stevia sweetener alternative to white sugar with zero calories. You can grab Sukrin 1 over on Amazon UK.

2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake

We also use Sukrin Gold which is an all-natural granulated stevia sweetener alternative to brown sugar with zero calories. You can also grab Sukrin Gold over on Amazon UK.

2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake

Sukrin Gold doesn’t have that strange after taste that a lot of artificial sweeteners do! It also shares the exact same sweetness and weight to sugar – which makes it really easy to substitute in recipes like this 2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake.

2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake

If you are using a powdered sweetener, then please check how it compares to sugar. In some cases you’ll need to use less, as powdered sweeteners weigh less.

That being said you don’t have to use Sukrin – there are lots of other high quality granulated sweeteners available from the supermarket, such as Canderel Sugarly, and Natvia.

Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free! The Avocado or Coconut Oil flavours are ideal for this 2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake recipe.

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2.5 Syn a slice Orange and Almond Cake

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portions 15 minutes 30 minutes

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75kcal 2

Smart Points

2.5

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C. Spray a 9in cake pan with Frylight cooking spray and line the base with baking parchment
  2. In a one bowl, whisk the eggs, Sukrin Gold Sugar Alternative, almond extract and 60g of sweetener until the mixture is thick and leaves a trail. This will take quite a while but be patient
  3. In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, and ground almonds and fold into the egg mixture with a metal spoon. Stir in half of the orange zest
  4. Spoon this mixture into the prepared cake pan, place in the oven, and bake for 25–30 minutes or until the cake has risen and is just firm to the touch (Insert a skewer and if it comes out clean the cake is ready)
  5. While you're waiting for the cake to cook heat up the orange juice, remains zest and remaining 15g of sweetener until it's dissolve
  6. When the cake is cooked pour half of the syrup mixture over the top and leave the cake in the pan for 10 minutes
  7. Remove from the cake pan and allow to cool completely on a cooling rack
  8. When cool, cut into 12 portions, and serve with a little of the remaining syrup drizzled over the top

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9 Comments
  1. Looks absolutely amazing! Will have to get hold of the sukrin and granulated sweetener… Where you do you buy them?

    1. Hi Clare,
      You can get the Sukrin Gold from Amazon, I’ve added the link to the recipe. Sukrin also do a natural granulated sweetener and an icing sugar which are great alternatives too. Both available on Amazon.

  2. Hi, cant wait to try this, looks amazing & a proper cake, as most the “SW cake recipes” ive tried are all like soufflés,
    What size cake tin do you use?

  3. I want to try this this morning it looks so yummy! Just a quick question, I can’t find when I’m supposed to put the almond extract in. I’m assuming it goes in with the egg mixture? Thanks!

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