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Lemon and almond cake
By : Bridget White-Kumar
Category : Desserts and baking dishes, Cakes
Servings : 6
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
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  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees centigrade. Grease and line a 22 cm baking tin.Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and creamy. Add the beaten eggs and mix well.
  3. Stir in the flour, almond powder, lemon rind and lime juice. Spoon the mixture into the greased baking tin and smoothen the top. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes till the top is golden brown and the cake is cooked.
  4. Dust the top with icing sugar. Serve hot or cold.

Recipe courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes

250 grams butter
250 grams sugar (powdered)
3 eggs beaten
4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon / lime juice
2 teaspoons grated rind of lemons
200 grams powdered almonds or almond powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
200 grams plain flour
A pinch of salt
4 tablespoons icing sugar
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