Citrus Chia Cake
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  1. 3 eggs
  2. 1 orange
  3. 1 Tbspn chia seeds
  4. 1&3/4 cups almond meal
  5. 1 cup coconut sugar
  6. 1&1/2 tsp baking powder
  1. Remove top of orange, cut & score the inner flesh with a cross, down to 3 cm.
  2. Place in a saucepan with water almost to top of orange. Simmer for 50 mins. Don't allow all water to boil away. Pre-heat oven to 160C.
  3. Scoop out flesh and place in a small bowl. Puree with stick blender.
  4. Soak chia seeds for 15 mins in water.
  5. In a large bowl, beat eggs and add the coconut sugar.
  6. Stir until mixed through. Add almond meal & baking powder. Mix well.
  7. Stir in orange puree and chia seeds.
  8. Pour into medium sized lined loaf tin.
  9. Bake for 40-50 mins, until centre bounces back when touched lightly.
  10. Allow cake to cool for 5 mins in tin, then on a rack.
  1. This is the tastiest citrus cake ever that's so good for you. It smells great cooking in the oven, but tastes even better!
Merridy Casson