Originally posted on Words and Herbs:
HAPPY MOTHERING SUNDAY!
This for you Mum! :D
A shame my Mum won’t get a slice of this. I just hope it’s a sunny day for her instead. :D
When this cake came out of the oven it looked flat. Oh. Then the middle sank a little and it looked even flatter… Oh dear. Did I forget the baking powder? No! This is how it’s meant to be: no raising agents are used! And despite my initial doubts, after the first bite I was so glad I tried it. The consistency is dense, a little like a brownie, with that almost chewy texture. Its delicious almond and vanilla aroma fills the house with cosiness, and I admit that I rather fell for this little cake.
My recipe is an adapted version of the one I found on this website: http://dessertfirstgirl.com
The original recipe included almond extract, which I’m…
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