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Almond cake served with vanilla bean ice-cream
COME DINE WITH ME AUSTRALIA
Try Helen's almond cakes from the first episode of COME DINE WITH ME AUSTRALIA series 2.
½ cup oil
1 cup caster sugar
1cup bread crumbs
2 cups almond meal
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup crushed Almonds
320g thickened cream
2 tablespoon sugar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons sugar
Squeeze of lemon
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Pre heat oven to 180 degrees.
Combine oil and sugar in a bowl and mixer with an electric mixer. In a separate bowl beat egg white until light and fluffy.
Add this to oil and sugar mixture and fold through. Slowly add egg yolks one at a time and mix. Add bread crumbs, almond meal and vanilla.
Pour mixture into a baking tin and cook on 180 degrees for 40 min. Allow cake to cool
Combine ingredients in a small bowl and stir.
Drizzle syrup over cake. Store cake in fridge overnight.
Beat together cream and sugar until thick. Cut cake in half and put a layer of cream on one side. Put half back on top.
Coat the outside of the cake in cream and crushed almonds.
Serve with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream