Tag: flaked almonds.


Almond Cake

I saw a wonderful looking cake for an Almond and Lemon Cake. The recipe involved taking flaked almonds and roasting them and then grinding them to use as the base for the cake. In my version I vary it slightly, in so much as I just used ground almonds, unroasted.  But I did roast some […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Christmas Biscotti

Today I made some biscotti, with a bit of a nod to Christmas.  Dried cranberries and flaked almonds together with the zest and juice from clementines is what flavours them.  I found the recipe on Laurainthekitchen. Although the recipe makes thinner sausages of dough than I am used to with biscotti I followed the instructions, […]


Genovese Almond Cake

I found another appetising cake in Le Cordon Bleu’s Chocolate Bible, Genovese Almond Cake.  Not too heavy on the chocolate, but lots of almond flavour, the combination of which is very good indeed. The recipe called for an 18cm square cake tin, but mine is 20cm.  So this time, unlike my last bake, I increased […]