midsummer cake.


this was SO gorgeously good
& feels so deep in it's midsummer-ness....
in it's lightness & it's subtle rich feel
you are going to LOVE it. 
i didn't switch out any ingredients
as i wanted to taste it from the recipe
and then i will make changes if need be

nigel slater has it down....
midsummer cake

(in image above)
3/4 cup butter
1 cup minus 2 tbs cane sugar
3-4 emerald pluots
2 eggs
11/3 flour
a scant cup ground almonds
2 tbs almond milk
1 1/2 cups yellow raspberries

butter 8 or 9" pan
line with parchment paper
cream butter & sugar together
until pale & fluffy
chop pluots//put on side
beat eggs lightly 
add to butter/sugar action
(if curdling occurs/add 1 tbs flour)
mix flour and almond meal together
i put slivered almonds into a coffee grinder
and created the almond meal
add this dry to the mixer
add the almond milk
once incorporated add the fruit

preheat oven to 350
scrape mixture into buttered pan
for an hour & ten minutes
toothpick test
and voila...
it's SO darn good & simple
which we really love!

if you are inspired...
please let me know
how it goes
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