but I’m quite pleased with this – it’ s a work in progress, but it’s coming along nicely.
it has a sort of amateur charm, don’t you think?
of a Discworld cake?
so … I weighed out the ground almonds, the whole nuts (whizzed briefly in the food processor), the mixed tropical fruit, the sultanas, the blueberries and cranberries, the dried apricots. I rummaged in the back of the cupboard for Cointreau and Amaretto.
I beat 225g of butter with 225g of caster sugar and 1 tsp of Madagascan vanilla essence.
I added one egg. Then I added another egg