How to make the best Blueberry Almond Cake
Ingredients for Blueberry Almond Cake Recipe
1 cup icing sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup self-raising flour
150g butter, melted
1 cup of almond powder (finely ground almonds)
250ml carton of whipped cream
Steps to bake Blueberry Almond Cake
- Pre-heat oven to 325°F. Place the eggs, sugar and vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer and whisk, slowly at first, then on high for 8-10 minutes or until very thick, pale and tripled in volume.
- Sift the flour over the egg mixture and fold through manually with a rubber spatula. Fold through the butter and almond meal.
- Pour mixture into a 8 or 9 inch baking pan lined with parchment paper and top with the blueberries.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Place the Blueberry Almond Cake on a wire rack to cool. Slice to serve with a dollop of whip cream and a delicious glass of wine.
Wine pairings for Blueberry Almond Cake
Wondering which wines to pair with Blueberry Almond Cake? This sweet and delicious dessert pairs beautifully with a Canadian Icewine.
A Cabernet Franc Icewine is a fruity flavoured wine that has the right amount of sweetness and finishes clean.
An Icewine We Recommend Pairing With Blueberry Almond Cake: Gehringer Brother 2017 Cabernet Franc Icewine
Another wine to pair Blueberry Almond Cake would be a tasty, sweet dessert wine like a PX Sherry!
A PX Sherry is a sweeter wine with beautiful, nutty flavours that will match the almond and contrast the blueberry perfectly.
A PX Sherry We Recommend Pairing With Blueberry Almond Cake: Bodegas Emilio Hidalgo PX