Ricotta honey cake with strawberries and almonds
( SERVES 6 )
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|250 g||Ricotta cheese|
|¼ cup||Caster sugar|
|¼ cup||Manuka honey|
|1 tsp||Vanilla essence/extract|
|1 tsp||Lemon, (finely grated zest)|
|¾ cup||Ground almonds|
|100 g||Almond flakes, (lightly toasted)|
|1||Greek yoghurt, (to serve)|
- Preheat the oven to 180C. Using a large bowl, put in the ricotta, sugar, honey, vanilla and lemon zest. Whisk until combined then add the eggs one at a time, whisking after each addition.
- Grease or line a 20cm loose-bottomed cake tin. Fold the almonds into the cake mix, pour the mixture into the tin and bake for 30 minutes or until just set. Let cool before slicing.
- Serve the cake with the strawberries, toasted almonds and a large bowl of Greek yoghurt.