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Strawberry Almond Cake

Strawberry Almond Cake
June 27, 2016
Strawberry Almond Cake
Strawberry Almond Cake

Ingredients

  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1 cup caster sugar or fine ground sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/4 ground almond meal
  • 8 oz strawberries hulled and cut in half or fourths
  • powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F
  • Place the eggs, sugar and vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer and whisk for 8-10 minutes or until thick, pale and tripled in volume.
  • Sift the flour over the egg mix and fold in.
  • Fold in the melted butter and ground almonds.
  • Pour the mixture into a 8″ round cake tin lined with nonstick baking paper.
  • Top with the Strawberries.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.
  • Turn out on to a wire rack to cool.
  • Dust with Powdered Sugar

Strawberry Almond Cake and Roasted Strawberries
Roasted Strawberries

By Sally Roeckell
Photographer Sally Roeckell specializes in contemporary lifestyle portraiture with an emphasis on food photography. She has photographed people, food and life all over the US and in Spain, Basque Country, The South of France and Paris. She regularly shops at Heinen’s for the family dishes she features on 365 Barrington and on her website at TableAndDish.com.

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