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Almond cake

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68 Reviews

Total Time
1h 20m
Prep Time
Bake Time
Serves 6
Serves 6

About the bake

There’s something special about Baking Mad’s almond cake recipe that guarantees a delicious moist and extremely moreish afternoon treat.

6 ingredients4 steps


    1. Step 1

      Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan / gas mark 4). Grease and line the base of a 15cm round cake tin.

    2. Step 2

      Beat the butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add the egg yolks one at a time and stir in with the almond extract. Beat well.

    3. Step 3

      Sieve in the self-raising flour and ground almonds and mix gently. Beat the egg whites in a clean, grease-free bowl until very stiff and then fold into the mixture.

    4. Step 4

      Bake for 50–60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.


      • 125gButter (unsalted) 
      • 150gBillington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar 
      • 3Egg(s) (free range) (seperated) 
      • 1 tspAlmond extract 
      • 40gAllinson's Self Raising Flour 
      • 75gAlmonds (ground) 

    Nutritional information per 82g serving

    • Energy 396cal
    • Fat 27g
    • of which Saturates 12g
    • Carbohydrates 31g
    • of which Sugars 26g
    • Protein 7.1g
    • Salt 0.17g

    68 Baker Ratings

    Gorgeous have made it numerous times

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    What a lovely cake. Reduced the sugar (pre-diabetic condition) to 100 g and used baking margerine. Overall taste not affected. Added almost 1 teaspoon of almond extract.. Delicious.

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