Orange Cake with Italian Meringue Frosting

Ingredients

  • 7 ounces cake flour
  • 3 ounces finely ground almonds (or almond flour)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 pound sugar, split into 12 ounces and 4 ounces
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (2 medium oranges)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest (2 medium oranges)
  • 6 (1/2 cup) egg yolks
  • 10 (1 1/4 cup) egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Orange Lemon Filling

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 1/2 ounces sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon butter

Italian Meringue

  • 8 (1 cup) egg whites
  • 6 ounces corn syrup
  • 12 ounces sugar
  • 1/2 cup water

Preparation

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