Fresh nectarine cake with blackberries

    1 hour 10 min

    This quick and easy cake with fresh nectarines and blackberries is perfect for summer parties.

    2 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 120g unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 2 eggs
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 200g plain flour
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 tablespoon milk, or more as needed
    • 3 fresh nectarines - peeled, halved and pitted, or more to taste
    • 175g fresh blackberries, or more to taste
    • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:5min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 23cm loose-bottomed cake tin.
    2. Beat butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add sugar and salt gradually and mix in well. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    3. Combine flour and baking powder; sift and quickly beat into the creamed mixture on low speed. Thin mixture with a little milk if needed. Pour cake mixture into the prepared tin. Arrange nectarines and blackberries on top in a decorative pattern.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Dust with icing sugar and cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Run a table knife around the edges to loosen. Turn cake out carefully onto a serving plate. Let cool completely.

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