Crunchy nut cake decoration

Crunchy nut cake decoration

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Ices one 20 - 23cm cake nutritional info includes apricot & almond fruitcake

This easy almond cake topping makes for a beautiful golden decoration suitable for any special occasion fruitcake

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal710
fat44g
saturates16g
carbs68g
sugars51g
fibre5g
protein13g
low insalt0.65g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Bake the Apricot & almond fruitcake (see recipe to the right of this one) or any other 20-23cm fruitcake but bring out of the oven 10 mins before the end of the cooking time. Increase oven temperature to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Gently heat the golden syrup and butter in a saucepan.

  • STEP 2

    When it is all melted and runny, stir in toasted flaked almonds, whole blanched almonds and plain flour. Use a couple of teaspoons to dot the mixture all over the top of the cake, and pop back in the oven for 12-15 mins until the topping is nicely golden. Cool, then remove from the tin and cover the sides with pretty ribbons. Lightly dust the cake with icing sugar to finish.

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