Ingredients for 1 Gâteau
- Step 1
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Wash the oranges and cut them into thin, round slices. Leave one orange to the side without cutting it.
- Step 2
In a large pan, add the oranges and half the sugar.
- Step 3
Pour 1 cup of water in with the oranges and bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes.
- Step 4
While the oranges are cooking, whisk the eggs, the remaining sugar, and a pinch of sea salt in a bowl. Mix well until soft peaks form.
- Step 5
Little by little add the olive oil and continue whisking until well combined.
- Step 6
Add the baking powder and zest from one orange (the one you left aside earlier!). Cut the orange in half and squeeze the juice into the batter.
- Step 7
Add the flour and carefully mix using a spatula. The batter should be light and airy.
- Step 8
Remove the orange slices from the heat and set aside.
- Step 9
Add a piece of parchment paper to the bottom of your baking pan and coat with a drizzle of olive oil using your fingers.
- Step 10
Add the orange slices in a round pattern at the bottom of the baking pan. Keep the syrup leftover.
- Step 11
Delicately cover the orange slices with the batter. Bake for 35 minutes at 350°F.
- Step 12
Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Slide a knife around the cake to make sur it doesn't stick.
- Step 13
Top the baking pan with a large plate, hold it in place and quickly flip. Carefully remove the parchment paper. Pour the remaining syrup over the cake.
- Step 14