Pamela's Little Almond Cakes

    Pamela's Little Almond Cakes

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    20min


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    A light and easy almond friand / cake recipe with rosewater icing. Perfect for morning tea, afternoon tea or dessert. Use a friand tin if you have one otherwise a muffin tin is fine.

    joshscrivener New South Wales, Australia

    Ingredients
    Makes: 24 Friands

    • 1/2 cup self-raising flour
    • 3/4 cup almond meal (ground almonds)
    • 1/2 cup caster sugar
    • 75g melted butter
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • 1 egg
    • Rosewater Icing
    • 2 cups icing sugar
    • 2½-3 tablespoons water
    • 1/2 teaspoon rosewater
    • 1-2 drops pink food colouring
    • dried rose petals to serve

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 160C.
    2. Place flour, almond meal and sugar in a bowl and stir to combine. Add butter, milk and egg and stir to combine.
    3. Spoon mixture into two lightly greased 12-hole, 1½ tablespoon capacity muffin tins. Bake for 10 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Turn onto wire racks.
    4. To make rosewater icing, place icing sugar, rosewater, water and pink food colouring in a bowl and stir until smooth. Drizzle icing over cakes.

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    Reviews (2)

    HideBenn
    1

    yummy was easy to make and one that is good to get the kids to help,learn and have fun...we never had the rose water so we just had vanilla. - 21 Jun 2013

    1

    These are great little cakes, quite decadent really! I used orange blossom water rather than rosewater, tangy and sweet - 09 Nov 2012

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