Honey Cake

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 10 min.
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Ingredients

for
1
Ingredients
250 grams
125 grams
150 grams
500 grams
1 packet
100 grams
ground almonds
1 teaspoon
1 generous pinch
1 generous pinch
1 pinch
2
100 grams
finely chopped Candied lemon
100 grams
finely chopped Candied orange
3 tablespoons
175 grams
(peeled, whole) almonds
40

Preparation steps

1.

 Combine butter, honey and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring. Cool. Combine flour with baking powder, ground almonds, spices, eggs, lemon and orange peel, mix well.

2.

Add honey mixture and knead until smooth dough forms (dough should be soft, add a little flour if needed). Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour. Press dough onto greased baking dish and smooth. Brush with cream and mark 4 cm (approximately 1 1/2 inch) squares on cake surface. Decorate each square with 4 almonds and 1 cherry.

3.

Bake in preheated cake at 180°C (approximatley 350°F) for about 35 minutes or until light brown. Remove from oven and cool slightly, remove from pan and cut out marked squares. Place on cake plate and serve.