PAISLEY ALMOND CAKES

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This is a popular dessert from the West Coast of Scotland. Very easy to make.

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Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
cornstarch
1/2 c
rice flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/3 c
butter, softened
1/3 c
caster (superfine) sugar
2
eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp
ground almonds
6
almonds, blanched (halved)

How to Make PAISLEY ALMOND CAKES

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a small bowl, beat together the sugar and butter until smooth and creamy. Add the eggs and beat well.
  • 2In another bowl, mix together the flours and baking powder. Gradually add to the sugar mixture until all is creamy white.
  • 3Gently fold in the ground almonds.
  • 4Spoon mixture into greased and floured muffin tin, holding 12. Top each with a sliced almond and bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for about 15 minutes until risen, golden, and firm to the touch. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 5NOTE: You can make your own caster sugar if you can't find it in stores. Simply pulse granulated sugar in the blender or food processor until it becomes super-fine (not powdery).

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About PAISLEY ALMOND CAKES

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy