Cherry almond traybake

    50 min

    This can be made during the cherry picking season with ripe fresh fruit. Be careful of those dribbles!


    Merseyside, England, UK
    21 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 110g (4 oz) margarine
    • 110g (4 oz) caster sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 140g (5 oz) self raising flour
    • 55g (2 oz) ground almonds
    • 110g (4 oz) fresh cherries
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 55g (2 oz) mixed peel
    • 2 large eggs

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a shallow cake tray and line with baking parchment.
    2. Mix together margarine, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in the remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour into prepared tray, smoothing the top.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a skewer poked in the centre comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in tray, then remove to wire rack. Cover and cool completely before serving.

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    Very easy to make and a nice cake or can be used as a dessert with custard. I used cranberries instead of cherries.  -  03 Sep 2014