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A round cake with strawberry filling and almond flakes topping. A slice of the cake is cut out

Moist Almond and Strawberry Cake - A Homemade Tea Time Treat

A simple and moist almond and strawberry cake with almond flour and homemade strawberry topping. A perfect homemade treat for tea and coffee!
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Almond and Strawberry Cake
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Yield: 1 Eight inches round cake
Author: Priya Maha

Ingredients

  • 125 g plain flour
  • 75 g ground almond almond meal
  • 150 g castor sugar
  • 180 g butter
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • 50 g almond flakes
  • 50 g strawberry compote strawberry filling

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 170°Celsius.
  • Measure the almond flakes and toast them in the oven for 5 minutes. Remove and set a side.
  • In a medium bowl, cream the butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • In a separate bowl, measure the flour, almond flour and baking powder and mix with a whisk to combine the ingredients.
  • Fold the flour into the creamed mixture.
  • Add in vanilla essence.
  • Pour the batter into a prepared 8 inches round cake tin.
  • Drop half teaspoons of strawberry filling all over the cake top. Use a skewer or toothpick to swirl the filling with the cake batter.
  • Sprinkle the toasted almond flakes all over the top of the cake.
  • Bake the cake at 170°Celsius for about 35 to 40 minutes. Test with a skewer before removing the cake from the oven.
  • Let the cake cool in the tin for a few minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 3373kcal | Carbohydrates: 309g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 222g | Saturated Fat: 101g | Cholesterol: 878mg | Sodium: 2150mg | Potassium: 750mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 180g | Vitamin A: 5211IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 628mg | Iron: 13mg
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