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Paleo Orange Cake


A Classic Family Orange Cake is Born Again

My grandmother used to make me a paleo orange cake. Do you remember your favourite cake as a kid? This is mine. I don’t have a copy of the original recipe but I have created my version that brings back the memory my grandmother gave to me. It has that slight bitter sweet taste and an amazing moist texture.

I raided my neighbours orange tree this week. It was loaded with oranges that are starting to carpet the ground at the base of the tree. I ate a lot and I made juice but right now as I am waiting for this cake to come out of the oven. As that smell fills my house, I can’t wait to eat it, this cake is going to be fantastic with raw cashew cream.

This New Cake Flour Brings back a Family Classic

When it comes to fruit cakes, this paleo orange cake is up there with the best. When I was recreating this recipe I tried almond meal but thought it needed somethings more. I came up with my All Purpose Paleo Flour Blend of nuts, seeds, coconut flour with tapioca and a touch of psyllium. Now, with this paleo flour I created a delicious and moist cake.

I make a lot of cakes. I really love baking and I love how you create something so spectacular from simple ingredients. My Dad always encouraged us as a family to eat healthy. When I was young I worked out that Mum’s healthy cakes, biscuits and slices just had more flavour than other snacks.

Then as I grew up I realised how lucky I was to have a passion for baking really health and tasty cakes and snacks. I also realised that what is normal for me is not what most other people grew up with. I hope you enjoy the recipes I love to create. If you do please share this recipe and help spread more healthy recipes into the wider world. I love to be and do different. I hope we can inspire a few others out there to do thinks a bit different too.

Paleo Orange Cake

Servings 8 slices
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Stew Oranges 2 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins


  • Food Processor
  • Heavy Sauce Pan
  • Large Spring Form Tin


  • 2 large oranges
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose paleo flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar with mother
  • 1/4 tsp pink himalayan salt fine


  • Put the two oranges into a saucepan, cover with water and simmer on the stove for 2 hours. Remove from the water and allow to cool.
    Paleo Orange Cake
  • Preheat the oven to 170degC and line the base of a 25cm spring form cake tin with baking powder.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the Flour, Paleo, All Purpose with the baking powder and vanilla powder.
  • Put the whole oranges into a food processor with the 6 eggs, apple cider vinegar and the coconut sugar. Process for 2 minutes. The mixture will turn to a pale yellow. Add the flour mixture into the food processor with the orange blend. Process further until all well combined.
    Paleo Orange Cake
  • Tip the Orange Paleo Cake mixture into the lined cake tin and place the tin into the oven. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden on the top of the cake. When cooked, allow to cool five minutes before removing the cake from the tin. Allow to cool before eating.
    Paleo Orange Cake
  • A slice of this cake is delicious just as it is with tea or coffee or served with fresh Raw Cashew Cream for desert.
Calories: 78kcal
Course: Cakes and Muffins


Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 248mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 107mg | Kilojoules: 326kJ

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