Lightly grease a deep 20cm loose-bottomed cake tin. Gently fold the dried fruit into the mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon until well combined. Pour into a greased and lined 20cm cake tin and  sprinkle with the flaked almonds. I would love to hear from you, so please leave a comment or visit my Contact Page to drop me an email. It seems you are destined to make almond cake. Well tweeked. * 100g ground almonds Kath. Thank you for your kind comment, again. Spread half this mixture in the prepared tin. I have also found that the last dry crumbs of the cake are a terrific addition to any kind of fruit crumble topping :-))) A perfect cake, you can use it down to the last crumb! register with your social accountor click here to log in. 3 eggs The best cake I have baked in my life. Seperate eggs and whisk egg whites until stiff. I must try that sometime. I think the golden colour is from my lovely home grown hen eggs. Aisha. Test the cake for doneness as shown below. This looks moist, fluffy and nutty! Pour me a cup of coffee, and I’ll be right over. * flaked almonds (optional)Method * 450g mixed dried fruit I would say it is a wonderful and perfect, just divine taste. 1 tsp almond extract 200g ground almonds 100g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder. Yummy! This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. Add one egg at a time, whisking well between each addition. I absolutely love almonds and they are very good for you too. Method. I would love your version of this, the moister the better in my book, and less flour and more ground almonds is healthier in a low-carbs way. Thank you Kathy, I am really pleased to hear that you enjoyed my almond cake. * 25g Choose the type of message you'd like to post. I urge you to make one as soon as you can, allow it to cool, brew a strong coffee, pull up a chair and indulge in a slice or two. Have just made your cake as a little treat for our guests, WOW fantastic and easy, will be doing this again and again, thank you x. MFB Members Blog Round Up – June 2011 | Midlands Food Bloggers. 25g flaked almonds for the top of the cake. Yum yum, love the slice or two . Beautiful. Bake in a preheated oven at 160°c, gas mark 3, or on the grid shelf on the floor of the Baking Oven of the Aga for about 1 hour until golden and a skewer comes out clean. This is just heavenly. If you like a lighter fruit cake that still has lots of fruity flavour, this is a good “cut-and-come-again” one. When you have made it let me know and I will be round for a slice and a cup of tea. Add one egg at a time, whisking well between each addition. Get up to 50% off a luxury towel set! Anyway, it’s a great recipe that I will definitely return to often! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. If you like, sprinkle the surface with the flaked almonds. We are having a really lovely summer. Add one egg at a time, whisking well between each addition. It seems to me that it’s a bit lighter than the Mary Berry original, which I liked a lot. Thank you Denise. * 1⁄2 tsp almond extract * 225g butter (room temperature) or vegetable spread (at least 70% fat), plus extra for greasing Method. Mary Berry's Cookery Course, published by DK, £17.99 (Paperback edition), Follow us on Twitter @HomesProperty, Facebook and Instagram. Love it !!! 1 tsp baking powder, 25g flaked almonds for the top of the cake. We have eaten Almond cake many times in Majorca and I was trying to replicate that.