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Rum, Raisin and Almond Cake - Gluten Free Recipe

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Rum, Raisin and Almond Cake - Gluten Free Recipe

The ground almonds make this Rum, Raisin and Almond Cake - Gluten Free Recipe moist and with the rum and raisins your in for a treat, of course you could replace the almonds with ground hazelnuts or the raisins with dried blueberries or replace the rum with sherry. Why not make it your own and tell as how it goes, better still send us a piece!

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To make this Rum, Raisin and Almond Cake - Gluten Free Recipe you will need the following ingredients:
200 g raisins
200 ml dark rum*
250 g / packet butter - softened
250 g light brown sugar (or caster)
4 eggs medium - beaten
200 g ground almonds
100 g rice or gluten free plain flour
100 g polenta / corn meal
20 g baking powder
Cake tin size - 20 - 22 cm / 8 - 9 inch spring bottom cake tin round or square or near equivalent


  1. To make this Rum, Raisin and Almond Cake - Gluten Free Recipe:
    • Soak the raisins in the rum for 20 minutes or so
    • Preheat the oven gas 4 / 180*c
    • Beat the butter and sugar together until light and paler in colour
    • Add the eggs slowly, beating all the time until all the eggs have gone and the mixture is smooth
    • Stir in the rest of the ingredients including the rum and raisins
    • Spoon in to a greased tin and bake for 45 minutes or until cooked
  2. Top tip - To ensure a cake is cooked in the middle, insert a knife or a skewer in to the centre and if the skewer comes out clean then the cake is cooked.
Preparation time (duration): 20 minutes + soaking
Cooking time (duration): 1 & 1/2 hours
Number of servings (yield): 8 portions
Meal type: No Preference
Culinary tradition: No Preference

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