Project Description


Hoda Hannaway

James Tobin


Middle Eastern


Delite Mandarins

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  • 4 Delite Mandarins

  • 6 regular eggs

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar

  • 2 cups almond meal

  • Tahini Cream

  • Caramelised mandarin segments or jam

  • Mandarin syrup

  • Place the whole mandarins into a saucepan.

  • Cover with water and bring to a gentle boil.

  •  Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour, careful not to let the water


  • Cool completely before splitting open to remove the seeds.

  • Using a hand-held blender, purée.

  • Preheat oven to 160°C. Line a 22cm cake tin with baking paper.

  • Using an electric mixer, beat the eggs and sugar on a medium high

    speed for 8 minutes or until the mixture is thick, pale and tripled in volume.

  • Add the purée and almond meal and fold gently with a large metal

    spoon until just combined.

  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin. Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

  • Set aside for 15 minutes to cool before serving.

  •  To serve, slice a wedge of cake, top with tahini cream, dollop of

    mandarin jam and drizzle with mandarin syrup.

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