How To Make A Lavender Topped Cake

How To Make A Lavender Topped Cake

by Angela Kenny |
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How To Make A Lavender Topped Cake


160g self-raising flour

225g unsalted butter

225g caster sugar

60g ground almonds

1 tsp baking powder

1 tbsp creme fraiche

4 eggs, beaten

Pinch of salt


55g full-fat cream cheese

150g icing sugar

Fine zest 1 lemon

1-2 tsp lavender extract

4 tbsp lemon curd

Lavender to decorate

Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan). Grease and line two 20cm round tins.

Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl then add the almonds.

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Slowly add eggs, fold, and add creme fraiche. Spoon equally into the tins.

Cook for about 25min, then cool.

To make the frosting, stir the cream cheese until smooth. Add icing sugar.

Fold cream cheese, lavender extract and zest into butter. Spread frosting and lemon curd on one cake half.

Sandwich halves together, dust with icing sugar and top with lavender.

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