This lady’s into baking. The recipe is so simple that we thought we’d reblog it. Something to do this snowy weekend! Enjoy.


I made this yesterday and it was a huge hit! I will definitely be making it again, and as I type this, its going down lovely with a cuppa!


225g (8oz) glacé cherries

275g (10oz) self raising flour

2 Level teaspoons baking powder

225g (8oz) softened butter

225g (8oz) caster sugar

finely gradated rind of 2 lemons

75g (3oz) ground almonds

5 large eggs

25g (1oz) flaked almonds

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°c/Fan 160°c/Gas 4. Grease a 30 x 23 cm (12 x9 in ) tray-bake or roasting tim then line the base with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the cherries into quarters, put in a sieve and rinse under running water. Drain well then dry thoroughly on kitchen paper
  3. Measure all the remaining cake ingredients, except the flacked almonds, into a large bowl and beat for 1 minute to mix thoroughly. lightly fold in the cherries. Turn into the prepared tins and…

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