The 150 Bakewell Cake

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BakewellYou are probably wondering why this is called the 150 Bakewell Cake!  It’s called this so I can remember the quantities of most of the ingredients ie. 150g.  What I love about this cake, is that you can mix almost all of the ingredients in a mixer in one go, making this a very quick preparation cake which will wow all those you make it for!

The 150 Bakewell Cake
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Serves: 6
 
A quick, simple but decadently delicious cake, the 150 Bakewell Cake is not as rich as a Bakewell Tart but has just as much flavour!
Ingredients
  • 150 g butter, softened
  • 150 g sugar
  • 150 g self-raising flour
  • 150 g ground almonds
  • 2 large free range eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 tbsp raspberry jam
  • 50 g flaked almonds
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 160C/Gas 2.
  2. Line the cake tin with greaseproof paper (no need to grease the tin).
  3. Using a food processor or mixer, whizz the butter, sugar, flour, ground almonds, eggs and vanilla extract.
  4. Place half of the mix into the lined cake tin and spread out with a pallett knife.
  5. Place dollops of the jam around the cake and smooth over swiftly with a pallett knife.
  6. Place the remaining cake mix on top of the jam and again smooth over with a pallett knife.
  7. Scatter the flaked almonds over and bake for 45-50 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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