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APRICOT & CARDAMOM CAKE

This apricot and cardamom cake with English Afternoon Tea glaze is a perfect teatime treat. Share with friends or enjoy by yourself while the kids are working hard at school.

Serves10 - 12 People
Cooks In45 mins
DifficultyEasy
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Ingredients

For The Cake

QtyIngredient
75g
Milk
2Twinings English Afternoon Tea Bags
1 tbspSugar
4Soft Butter
2Eggs
150gPlain Flour
1 tspBaking Powder
1/2 tspGround Cardomom
1/2Salt
5Apricots, halves

For The Glaze

QtyIngredient
125g
Icing Sugar
Flaked Almonds

Method

  • Grease and line a 8 inch tin with greaseproof paper
  • Preheat the oven to 170C
  • Warm the milk and allow the tea to steep for a few minutes
  • Cream the butter and sugar together till pale and fluffy
  • Gradually beat in the eggs one at a time.
  • Add the dry ingredients and 3 tbsp of the milk.
  • Mix to combine then spoon the mixture into the tin.
  • Place the apricots cut side down and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • For the glaze, use the the remaining infused milk, whisk together with the icing sugar.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool slightly before brushing the cake with the glaze.
  • Top with flaked almonds.