(Grain-free!) Blackberry (or Cranberry) Lemon Cake

(Grain-free!) Blackberry (or Cranberry) Lemon Cake


December 2, 2013

adapted from Good Food Magazine, May 2008

  • Makes: Serves 8.


3/4 cup butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

4 large eggs

175 g ground almonds

1 cup mashed potatoes

finely grated zest of 2 lemons

2 tsp. baking powder

1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries, raspberries or cranberries


1Preheat the oven to 350F. Butter a 9-inch round cake pan, and line the bottom with a circle of parchment.

2In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then beat in the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Fold in the almonds, cold mashed potato, lemon zest and baking powder. Gently stir in the berries.

3Spread into the pan, smoothing the top, then bake for 40-45 mins or until golden and springy to the touch.


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