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Mrs. Dolman's almond cake

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Serves 1 - 1 Cake

This recipe comes from the cook in my great grandmother's house during the 1930's. It's a delicious and deffiantly doesn't last long!!

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  • 170g caster sugar
  • 170f margarine
  • 3 eggs
  • 85g plain flour
  • 85g ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon almond essence
  • a good pinch of salt


    1. cream and butter the sugar
    2. add eggs, salt, almond essence and the the ground almonds
    3. add the flour slowly
    4. beat well
    5. bake in a moderate oven at 150C/gas mark 2 for 45- 60 mins( this cake doesn't rise very much- and it is better if slightly under cook as it is very moist then! )

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