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Cherry Almond Cake

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How to make Cherry Almond Cake

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Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
45 mins
Cherry Almond Cake
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Glace Cherry
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 09, 2016

Ingredients used in Cherry Almond Cake
• Glace cherries - 275 grams.
• Self-raising flour - 65 grams.
• Baking powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Soft butter - 225 grams.
• Castor sugar - 225 grams.
• Beaten eggs - 6 no.
• Almond flavoring - half tea spoon.
• Ground almonds, without skin - 175 grams.
• Salt - pinch.
  • Grease a deep 9 round cake pan. Line with grease proof paper and grease it. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. If cake pan is smaller than specified one, cake will crack.
  • Cut the cherries into half and pat dry. Dust lightly with flour. Arrange in the bottom of the pan.
  • 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.
  • Add flour, pinch of salt, almonds and flavoring and pour into pan after mixing well. Tap the pan at the bottom.
  • Bake for 1 hour or till cooked, check with knife, if it comes out clean. Cool for few minutes. Sift icing powdered sugar on top to decorate. Do not open oven door while cake is rising. Do not overbake it results in dry texture.

Note: Cake cracks if oven temp is too cool or too hot or mixture is too stiff or cake pan is small. Cake sinks in the middle if oven is too cool or too hot, insufficient baking time or mixture is too soft.

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vahuser Posted on Sat Feb 19 2011

Great dessert though too sweet . I tried it out with less castor sugar and fewer eggs & result was much better.

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