Battenberg! Battenberg! Battenberg!

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Well this blog has taken a biscuity/cakey turn lately!
Nothing wrong with that though.
I decided to try my hand at my childhood favourite (still my favourite), the God and Super Overlord to all cakes: Battenberg!

How in my 30 years on this planet I never got round to making one I don’t know, but I finally did and here it is!
I used the Hairy Bikers recipe, of which I got from here, the good old BBC website.
I stuck rigidly to the recipe and it came out to perfection, even the grease proof paper divide worked for me. Winner!

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Raspberry Bakewell Cake

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Ok! So this morning I got the urge for a sweet treat and decided to Hell with the healthy eating for today (ahem, most days!) and I baked a cake!

So here it is, the stupidly easy to make Raspberry Bakewell Cake made with ground almonds and fresh raspberries!
I found the recipe here on the BBC Good Food website!
The only things I changed was to add a teaspoon of almond extract to boost the almondy flavour of the cake and I only baked for 45 minutes, but that will depend on your very own oven.

I thoroughly recommend this almond delight with its sharp contrast of fresh raspberries! Nom!

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