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Posna Torta (Vegan Orange Cake)

Ingredients 
3 oranges3 tbsp chia seeds9 tbsp water 1 cup caster sugar3 cups almond meal1 tsp baking powder
Orange Syrup 
1 orange3/4 cup caster sugar
Instructions
Place 3 oranges in a saucepan full of cold water and bring to the boil over medium heatBoil for 20 minutes then drain saucepan and refill with cold water to reduce bitterness of the orange peelsBoil for another 20 minutes or until oranges are tender, then drainChop oranges, removing any seeds, then place in food processor until smoothPreheat oven to 180°CSoak chia seeds in water for 15 minutes (this is a great egg substitute)Brush the sides of a round 22cm springform pan with melted Nuttelex butter to lightly grease. Line base with non-stick baking paperAdd sugar and chia seeds to the smooth orange mixture and combine wellAdd almond meal and baking powder and gently fold in until combinedPour cake mixture into the pan and smooth top of cake with spatulaBake for 50 mins or until brown. Allow to coolTo make the orange syrup, juice…