Raspberry Bakewell cake

Raspberry Bakewell cake

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(420 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins


Serves 8

This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable


  • kcal411
  • fat28g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs35g
  • sugars21g
  • fibre3g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.5g
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  • 140g ground almond
  • 140g butter, softened



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 140g golden caster sugar
  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 250g raspberry



    A member of the rose family, raspberries have a wonderfully intense, sweet taste, and many…

  • 2 tbsp flaked almond
  • icing sugar, to serve


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and base-line and grease a deep 20cm loose-bottomed cake tin. Blitz the ground almonds, butter, sugar, flour, eggs and vanilla extract in a food processor until well combined.

  2. Spread half the mix over the cake tin and smooth over the top. Scatter the raspberries over, then dollop the remaining cake mixture on top and roughly spread – you might find this easier to do with your fingers. Scatter with flaked almonds and bake for 50 mins until golden. Cool, remove from the tin and dust with icing sugar to serve.

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23rd Aug, 2011
great bake
18th Aug, 2011
This reciepe is great easy to make tastes fantastic,ive used almond extract,blueberries with the rasberries and everyoine has loved it,ive now made it about ten times do to requests and today i have just made them in cupcake cases and they are fab.
12th Aug, 2011
Very nice, went down a treat last night as dessert. I made double the mixture due to only having a larger tin so lots left but sure it will be gone by the end of today! Think I will add almond extract next time though.
3rd Aug, 2011
So easy to make and makes a perfect party dessert. You just need to make a spare, so you actually get some yourself!
2nd Aug, 2011
this i a very good and easy recipe will defo make again and again
26th Jul, 2011
So easy to make, this cake always turns out perfectly!! Totally recommended
19th Jul, 2011
Was really easy to make and sooooo yummy. My sis and mom loved it, too. Will make it again.
19th Jul, 2011
Have made this twice, once with raspberries and the second time with summer fruits mixed berries. Lovely cake -- I did find that it wasn't very almondy though and I like the taste of amonds so I added a teaspoon of almond extract to boost it up a bit
16th Jul, 2011
My dad adores Bakewell cakes but he prefers cherries to raspberries, would it be okay to use cherries instead? If so, glacé or normal ones? Replies would be much appreciated!
12th Jul, 2011
This was so easy to make and came out of the oven looking exactly like the picture, (which is always a bonus, I find!) It tasted fantastic and didnt last very long in our house. Will pass the recipe on to my mum and will definitely make again!


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