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Rhubarb and almond cake (preparation time 30 minutes, 40 - 1h 20 minutes baking time)

Eggs from Lewis (nephew) and Darcie’s (niece) hens!
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For the cake

  • 330g brown sugar

  • 160 ml vegetable oil

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

  • 310g self raising flour

  • salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 235ml milk

  • 185g rhubarb in medium sized chunks

  • 45g sliced almonds

For the topping

  • 65g cane sugar

  • 15g melted butter

  • 25g sliced almonds

Here’s what you do:

Step 1 - Preheat the oven to 175 degrees and prepare a 2lb loaf tin or two 1lb loaf tins.

Step 2 - Beat the sugar, oil, egg and vanilla extract until smooth.

Step 3 - Sieve the flour, salt and baking soda and mix into the sugar mix gradually, alternating with the milk. Beat until smooth.

Step 4 - Stir in the rhubarb and almonds and poor into the tins.

Step 5 - Melt the butter and then add in the sugar and flaked almonds. Sprinkle this onto the cake batter.

Step 6 - Place the cake/s in the oven and wait at least 40 minutes before you check the cake/s. It may take longer than this depending on how moist the rhubarb is.

Kitchen implements required:

  • 2lb loaf tin or 2 x 1lb loaf tins

  • Electric whisk or Kitchen Aid

  • Greaseproof paper

  • Spatula

  • Small pot

  • Sieve

  • Mixing bowl

  • Measuring jug

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