We will need almond flour, it is easy to prepare yourself. Fill the almonds with hot water for a couple of minutes, drain the water, peel the almonds, they are easily separated. Dry the kernels in the oven, grind 50 g of almonds in a coffee grinder or blender, in small portions. Leave 20 g of almonds for the finished cake.
Frozen butter finely chop with a knife or grate on a coarse grater. Sift wheat flour with baking soda. In a bowl, mix the butter, wheat and almond flour until fine. Put in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
You can slightly complicate the task, add a spoonful of ice water to the flour mixture, quickly knead the dough, collect everything in a ball, and put it in the refrigerator. It is not necessary to knead for a long time, it is enough to form into a ball.
While the dough is resting in the refrigerator, prepare the filling. In a Cup, mix the cottage cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla sugar, zest from one orange, mix everything well with a whisk.
Or punch all these components with a blender.
In the form of, I have somewhere size of 20*18, put half of the flour crumbs.
If you have prepared the dough, then divide it into two halves and grate on a coarse grater, put 1/2 of the crumbs in the form. Level it out.
Put the curd filling on top of the crumbs and cover with the second half of the flour mixture.
Cut off the top and bottom of the orange, peel it and separate the flesh with slices.
Put the slices on the cake, sprinkle with cane sugar and the remaining chopped almonds.
Bake in a preheated oven 180* 45-50 minutes, taking into account the features of your oven.