Tag Archives: Almonds

Mini Dundee Cakes

Preheat oven to 175C/350F/Gas 4. Butter and flour the individual tins. I used mini, straight-sided, sponge tins available from Lakeland. But a muffin 12-hole tray will also work. Ingredients Makes 12 175g unsalted butter 175g caster sugar 225g plain flour 40g ground almonds I tsp baking powder 1 tsp mixed spice 175g sultanas 175g currants [...]

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Lemon, Honey & Ginger Upside-Down Cake

Could this be the first recipe inspired by a heavy cold?! I’ve always loved lemon cakes and was recently playing around with an upside-down version inspired by Hannah Miles’ recipe in The Gluten-Free Baker. At the time I was making regular hot lemon, honey and ginger for my partner to ease his cold and sore [...]

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Yellow Plum, Walnut, Almond Upside-Down Cake

Ingredients Cake 150g (5½oz) butter 150g (5½oz) caster sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp of almond extract + 3 drops of bitter almond essence 200g plain flour, sifted 1 ½ tsp baking powder, sifted 125ml (4fl oz) full-fat milk Caramel Topping 125g (4½oz) caster sugar 75ml (2¾fl oz) liquid – juice [...]

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