Spiced almond streusel dessert cake
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Yummy Spiced almond streusel dessert cake Recipe

Add a touch of spice to all things nice – like this impossible-to-resist spiced almond streusel dessert cake!
Spiced almond streusel dessert cake
Prep Time : 2:05 | Cook Time : 1:30 | Total Time : 3:35 | Serving : 10 person.

Ingredients

  • 250g butter, chopped

  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 2/3 cup golden syrup

  • 1 cup self-raising flour

  • 1 cup plain flour

  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 2 teaspoons ground mixed spice

  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup milk

Almond streusel

  • 1/3 cup whole blanched almonds, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup plain flour

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 25g butter, chilled, chopped

Filling

  • 300ml thickened cream

  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar mixture

Method

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a 6cm-deep, 22cm round cake pan. Line base and side with 2 layers of baking paper.

  • Step 2

    Place butter, sugar and syrup in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until combined. Remove from heat. Transfer to a heatproof bowl. Cool for 10 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Meanwhile, make streusel Combine almonds, flour, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Rub in butter until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.

  • Step 4

    Sift flours, ginger, mixed spice and soda into butter mixture. Mix until just combined. Whisk eggs and milk together in a jug. Add to flour mixture. Stir until smooth. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle streusel over flour mixture. Bake for 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted in centre of cake comes out clean (cover loosely with foil if over-browning during cooking). Stand in pan for 10 minutes. Turn, top side up, onto a wire rack to cool completely.

  • Step 5

    Make filling Using an electric mixer, beat cream and icing sugar together until soft peaks form. Carefully cut cake in half. Place cake bottom on a plate. Top with filling. Sandwich with cake top. Serve.

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