Servings: 8

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 16

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 180 Minutes

Ready In: 195 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 heaping teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon, optional
  • 2 cups finely ground hazelnuts, or store bought hazelnut meal (can substitute almond meal as well)
  • 2 small oranges
  • Powdered sugar, optional
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Place the oranges in a medium sauce pan and cover with water
  2. Bring the pot to a boil then cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until oranges are soft, about 2 hours.Once the oranges are cool enough to handle, slice them in half and remove any large seeds.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.Place the oranges in a blender and pulse until smooth
  3. You should end up with about 1½ cups of puree
  4. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the powdered sugar, to the blender
  5. Pulse a few times, stir, and then pulse, repeating until the mixture is well combined.Grease an 8 inch round spring form pan
  6. Pour the cake batter into the pan and bake for 45 minutes to an hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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