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Cake Recipes


  • Almond Cakes

  • Ingredients

    200 grams blanched almonds
    200 grams plain flour, sifted
    250 grams caster or golden caster sugar
    1 scant tsp cinnamon
    Orange flower water
    Grated rind of 1 lemon, 1 orange and 1 tangerine
    honey and additional almonds


    Lightly toast the almonds. Grind coarsely. Mix with the flour, sugar, cinnamon, rinds and a little orange-flower water.
    Add just enough water to make a stiff dough. Knead lightly until well amalgamated and shape into ovals,
    approximately 17.5 cm long, 5 cm wide and 2 cm thick.
    Place on greased and floured baking trays and bake at 190'C/375'F/gas 5 for about 20 minutes.

    While still hot, spread with honey and press on the almonds