Cherry Almond Cake Recipe


Ingredients:

  • 6 beaten Eggs
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 225 gms soft Butter
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • tsp Almond extract
  • 225 gms Castor Sugar
  • 275 gms Glace cherry
  • 65 gms Self raising flour
  • 175 gms ground Almonds

Method:

  1. Grease a deep 9" round cake pan. Line with grease proof paper.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. If cake pan is smaller than specified one, cake will crack.
  3. Cut the cherries into half and pat dry. Dust lightly with flour. Arrange in the bottom of the pan.
  4. Beat butter with sugar till fluffy. Beat in eggs, little at a time, add 1 tbsp flour also. Do not overstir, it results in holes in the cake.
  5. Add flour, pinch of salt, almonds and extract. Pour into pan after mixing well. Tap the pan at the bottom.
  6. Bake for 1 hour or till cooked, check with knife, if it comes out clean. Cool for few minutes. Sift icing sugar on top to decorate.


Tip: To prevent icing from running off your cake, try dusting the surface lightly with cornstarch before icing.



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