Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf | How to make Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf

By Amrita Iyer  |  9th Dec 2015  |  
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About Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf Recipe

I just love this cake.Its so classy,can be made whenever you feel like,needs minimum checking and ohh is so very delicious!This cake rocks for formal teas,informal chai times and is a great favourite for picnics and journeys.The shelf life of this cake is more and so its more economical.With a crisp crust,lots of dry fruits and a delicious taste this cake is surely a must try!

Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of British cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf at your home. Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf by Amrita Iyer will help you to prepare the perfect Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 60 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf.

Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf

Ingredients to make Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf

  • 2 cups flour(maida)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp Vanilla/almond essence
  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup almonds – roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup Glace ´cherries/dried cherries – chopped in half
  • Extra flour/baking spray for lining the pan

How to make Almond and Cherry Tea Loaf

  1. Preheat oven to 150°C.Mix the chopped Almonds and Cherries in a bowl.
  2. Sift flour with baking powder into another bowl and add 3/4 of the chopped fruit to it.Mix well.
  3. In a big mixing bowl add the sugar and eggs and beat till frothy.Slowly pour in the Oil and essence beating all the while till thick and well mixed.
  4. Now fold in the flour mixture.Add 2-3 tbsp flour mixture to the egg and sugar batter and mix in an up and down motion with a wooden or silicon spatula till well blended.Add the rest of the flour and finally mix well.
  5. Line the loaf pan with baking paper,some flour and oil/butter or spray and spoon the cake batter into it.Sprinkle the rest of the chopped fruit and nuts on top.
  6. Bake for 1 hour at 150°C till well risen and a skewer or knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 5 minutes in the tin and remove.Cool further till it comes to room temperature and then cut slices.Serve with tea or coffee.

My Tip:

People who do not like/do not have liquor based Christmas cakes can keep this as a fail proof recipe for Christmas!You can add mixed candied peel and other candied fruits of your choice to the cake!

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