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Lemon & mixed berry almond cake

September 18, 2009
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This is a slightly adjusted recipe from Ottolenghi, a cafe in London which are FAMOUS for their cakes.

Ottolenghi Cakes

Ottolenghi Cakes

First, preheat the oven to 170 degrees C.

You will need:

  • 280g butter
  • 65g plain flour
  • 280g ground almonds
  • 280g caster sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • Grated zest of 2 lemons
  • 100ml lemon juice
  • 120g of berries (any mixture will do)

To cook

Mix almond and flour and set aside.

Then cream the butter and sugar, gradually adding the eggs. Once all the egg is incorporated, fold in almonds and flour followed by the lemon zest, juice and berries.

Place in muffin tin molds and bake for 30-35 minutes

They’re also nice if you add a thin lemon icing.

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