Month: November 2014

Lemon Blueberry Loaf

This is actually very similar to the mandeltorte recipe. Adapted from recipe found here: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/simple-white-cake/ Quite fail-proof!

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 40 min
Makes 1 loaf

3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 teaspoon lemon extract

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup milk

1/2 cup fresh blueberries

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and sugar. Add in eggs one at a time. Mix in both extracts.
  3. Mix flour and baking powder and add to creamed mixture.
  4. Mix in milk. Sprinkle blueberries on top. Bake for about 40 minutes until lightly browned and springs to the touch.

Strawberry Mandeltorte

It’s been a while, but finally updating the blog again!

German for “almond cake,” this moist dessert is sure to please any nut lover! Adapted from recipe found here: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/simple-white-cake/

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 35 min
Makes 12 cupcakes or one 9″ cake

3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup ground almonds (almond meal)
1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup milk

1/3 cup strawberry jam
1 tbsp sliced almonds
chocolate bits

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and sugar. Add in eggs one at a time. Mix in both extracts.
  3. Mix flour, almonds, and baking powder and add to creamed mixture.
  4. Mix in milk. Bake for about 35 minutes until lightly browned and springs to the touch.
  5. Top with jam, sliced almonds, and chocolate bits.