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Clementine MADNESS!

January 24, 2011

Last week, I went to the Riverside Farmer’s Market, and was head over heels for the blood oranges. I didn’t get enough of them the previous week, so I was there to stock up! The vendor was insistent upon me trying the Clementines since I was so gung-ho over the blood oranges. They looked so very orange, it almost seemed un-natural! I had never had this citrus before, and I was pleasantly surprised! I’m not a fan of extremely tart things, and these were so sweet and delicious.

Clementine Cake

I got home from the market, and was checking my twitter accounts, and to my surprise, Kate Knowles from If You Can Make That You Can Make This had posted a reply to someone who had made her Clementine Cake! I was intrigued with the use of citrus in a cake, so Kate graciously tweeted me the direct link for this awesome sounding Clementine Cake. I tried it over this past weekend, and it was absolutely delicious! The recipe was really easy too! The hardest part was waiting for the clementines to boil. With it being made of ground almonds, and absolutely no flour, it would be great for those who are allergic to gluten! Enjoy!


  1. Kate
    January 24, 2011 at 9:22 am

    That looks beautiful!

  2. Steve Hiney
    January 26, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    Nat – the hunk Angel offered me was absolutely delicious. Like I told him on FB … better than anything at Starbucks & reminded me of a similar taste during Christmas season in Germany some 30 years ago. Thanks. Best wishes for every continued success on this project. Warm regards, Steve

    • Natalie Wiser-Orozco
      January 27, 2011 at 10:40 am

      Thanks so much for the kind words, Steve! I love recipes that evoke a memory from times past. Glad you enjoyed it!

  3. Chef Dennis
    January 28, 2011 at 6:19 pm

    what a great cake!! I just love Clementines, thanks so much for sharing this recipe and welcome to foodbuzz!

    • Natalie Wiser-Orozco
      January 29, 2011 at 8:31 pm

      Thanks Dennis! Much thanks to Kate for providing ME with this recipe! 😀

  4. Peggy
    January 29, 2011 at 7:25 am

    This cake sounds fantastic! I’m on a clementine hunt now!

    • Natalie Wiser-Orozco
      January 29, 2011 at 8:32 pm

      That’s Awesome, Peggy! I hope you enjoy it. I’d love to know how it turns out!


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