Grandma’s Swedish Almond Cake

This traditional Swedish almond cake is the perfect summer cake if you are having friends over. It easily and conveniently slices into a good number of portions and goes perfectly with tea. It’s also easy to pack and transport to a picnic which is always handy for during the summer.

 

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This recipe has been passed down generations in my family and has become a firm favourite with each of those generations. The cinnamon combined with the almond creates a unique and delicious flavour, not to mention fragrance. Your house will smell incredible when baking this cake.

The Ingredients:

280g Caster Sugar

1 Egg

160ml Milk

1.5tsp Almond Extract

150g NEILL’S® Plain Flour

115g Butter (Melted)

0.5tsp Baking Powder

0.5tsp Ground Cinnamon

 

Recommended Equipment:

Sage Appliances Scraper Mixer Pro
Spatula

 

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The How-To:

Preheat oven to 175c.

Beat the sugar and egg together.

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Beat in the milk a little at a time.

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Beat in the almond extract.

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In a separate bowl sieve the flour, baking powder and cinnamon together.

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Fold this into the mixture.

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Now fold the melted butter into the cake batter.

Pour into a lightly greased and lined standard loaf tin.

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Bake in the centre of the oven for 45-50 mins or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

Allow to cool for 20 mins before turning out to cool completely.

Once cooled dust with icing sugar and slice into slabs.

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You’re Done!

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