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Peach Walnut & Lavender Cake

Peach Walnut Lavender Cake

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Serves: 8 Cooking Time: 70 min

Ingredients

  • 185 g unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil (or walnut oil)
  • 220 g of sugar (I used 180 g of muscovado sugar)
  • 120 g ground almonds
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 120 g of blitzed walnuts (in a food processor to form a coarse powder)
  • 90 g of plain flour
  • half a teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • grated zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of lavender (fresh or dried)
  • 600 g of peach, stones removed, sliced
  • salt
  • ................
  • Icing (optional)
  • 50 g of icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • half teaspoon of lavender

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven at +180C

2

Place the butter, oil, sugar and almonds in a bowl. First stir with a wooden spoon and then mix with an electric mixer until light and fluffy

3

Add the beaten eggs little by little until well incorporated

4

Add the walnuts, flour, vanilla, lemon zest, the lavender and a pinch of salt

5

Line the base of a round baking tray with parchment paper

6

Pour in the batter

7

Arrange the peach slices slightly overlapping

8

Bake for 70 minutes (covering with foil if the top starts to brown too much)

9

If you fancy the icing, whisk the icing sugar and the lemon juice to get a light pourable icing

10

Once the cake is out of the oven, brush the icing on top and sprinkle the lavender

11

Leave to cool before serving

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