Cherry Almond Cake Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Servings4Cuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Butter10 Ounce
 Sugar8 Ounce
 Castor sugar8 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Almond essence1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Eggs5
 Glace cherries4 Ounce, chopped (1 1/3 Cups)
 Blanched almonds2 Ounce, chopped (1/3 Cup)
 Plain flour12 Ounce (3 Cups)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cherries4 (To Decorate)
 Almonds4 (To Decorate)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1332 Calories from Fat 644

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 73 g113%

Saturated Fat 40 g200.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 421 mg

Sodium 221.6 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.1%

Sugars 80.9 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A 42.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 23% Iron 11.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 350°F.

MAKING
2. Take a deep 8-inch round cake tin and line it with greased greaseproof paper.
3. Cream butter, sugar and almond essence until it turns light and fluffy.
4. Stir in eggs one by one and beating well after adding every egg.
5. Sprinkle cherries, almonds and some flour on the top.
6. Sift baking powder and remaining flour together.
7. Add the creamed mixture alternately with the milk.
8. At the end, mix in cherries and almonds.
9. Take the prepared tin and put the mixture in it. Arrange the cherries and almonds in a pattern on top.
10. Place the tin the oven for 1 1/2-2 hours or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Let it Cool.

SERVING
11. Serve in a serving dish when cold.
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