Almond and fruit cake

Almond and fruit cake

Perfect in the morning, serve while warm with a nice cup of tea or coffee. Using your Hotpoint microwave makes it super quick to prepare.

Combine the flour, sugar, melted butter, eggs, berries and the seeds of the vanilla bean in a large bowl, pour the mixture and bake. An extra tip: replace the butter with sunflower oil for a lighter version.

  • COOKING TIME : 8 minutes
  • PREPARATION TIME : 20 minutes
  • DIFFICULTY : Medium
  • 150g granulated sugar
  • 150g butter
  • 150g almond flour
  • 150g self raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 vanilla pod
  • 200g mixed berries of your choice
  • 3 tablespoons of sliced almonds
  • 70ml milk
  • icing sugar to dust
Ingredients - Almond and fruit cake
Preparation - Almond and fruit cake

Step 1
Place the almond flour, melted butter, sugar, self-raising flour and the eggs in a bowl. Cut the vanilla bean with a knife and scrape the seeds from inside: add the seeds into the mix and whisk with an electric mixer.

Step 2
Butter the crisp cake plate and dust it with flour, then pour half the mixture and smooth with a spatula. Add the berries and cover with the leftover mix.

Step 3
Cover the cake with sliced almonds and dust with icing sugar.

Step 4
Place the crisp cake plate into the microwave. Select the Crisp function with Auto power level.