Try this recipe for a savoury French cake prepared with blue cheese and ground almonds.


  • 250g butter

  • 3 egg whites

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 120g icing sugar

  • 50g plain flour

  • 50g ground almonds

  • 80g Stilton


  • 1.

    Melt the butter and simmer until golden and nutty in colour.

  • 2.

    Place the almonds, flour, icing sugar and vanilla into a mixing bowl and pour on the nutty butter. Mix well to form a thick paste.

  • 3.

    Whisk the egg whites until stiff peak stage. Fold in the egg whites one spoon at a time and then crumble in the stilton and mix in well.

  • 4.

    Pour the mixture onto a parchment paper lined baking tray and bake at 180c for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and springy.

  • 5.

    Once cooked remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly and cut out small discs and place onto a cooling wire. Dust with icing sugar.

  • 6.

    Try serving these with port jelly.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 766kj
  • Fat Total 62g
  • Saturated Fat 36g
  • Protein 11g
  • Carbohydrate 43g
  • Sugar 30g
  • Sodium 270mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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