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Almond Cake Recipe


Veg CD CBF 70mins


This is an easy to make cake which is made by the all-in-one mixing method

Yield: Makes 1 x 20cm/8-inch cake Total time Keywords:  Cold  Vegetarian  Nuts  Cakes Baked Fayre Teatime




175g/6oz Ground Almonds

The grated rind of 1 Lemon

2 Eggs, beaten

175g/6oz Butter

175g/6oz Self Raising Flour

175g/6oz Caster Sugar




1. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas mark 3 and grease a 20cm/8 inch cake tin with a little butter.


2. Place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well with a wooden spoon or an electric whisk until the mixture is well blended.


3. Transfer the mixture into the prepared cake tin and level with a palette knife. 


4. Bake in the oven for 1 hour until risen and golden. Cool on a wire rack.


End of instructions



Main equipment required to make this recipe


A  20cm/8 inch cake tin

A large mixing bowl

Wooden Spoon

Electric Mixer (optional)

Palette Knife





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Main Ingredients

Ground Almonds

Lemon Rind

Self Raising Flour

Caster Sugar



Tips, Options and Substitutions


Do not open the oven door for at least 45 minutes

For an extra almond flavour, sprinkle the top with flaked almonds before baking


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