Almond Cake With Fresh Berries

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • CAKE:
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F
  • Butter an 8-inch round cake pan that is 2 inches deep.
  • Line the bottom with parchment paper and butter the paper.
  • Put the almond paste, sugar, 1 stick of butter and the vanilla in a food processor and process for 10 seconds.
  • Add the eggs, milk, and salt and process for 5 seconds.
  • Add the flour and baking powder and process for 5 to 10 seconds, until smooth.
  • Pour the cake batter into the pan and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Let cool.
  • THE SYRUP:
  • Combine the syrup ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Stir to dissolve the sugar.
  • ASSEBMLY:
  • Remove the cake from the pan and transfer to a serving platter.
  • Using a spoon or pastry brush, moisten the cake with the syrup.
  • Scatter the berries on top of the cake and around it.
  • Spoon on the diluted apricot jam and garnish with the mint leaves.
  • Serve with the sour cream or crème fraiche.
  • *You can make this cake early in the day. Or make several cakes, wrap, well and freeze. Defrost, still in their wrappings, in the refrigerator.
Advertisement