Sunday is Valentines day, so you still have some time to get your treats done. I hope you have enjoyed my little valentines week here at Sweet Paul and that you feel all warm and romantic. I wish you all a great valentines day, may all your dreams come true. I leave you all with a great Valentine's cake.
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Makes 1 large cake

1 stick butter
1 cup light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cups almonds
1 cup raspberries

  1. Preheat oven to 325F, 180C.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time. Make sure to mix well between each egg.
  4. Add vanilla, flour, baking powder and cinnamon.
  5. Stir until you have a smooth batter.
  6. Pour into a well greased cake tin.
  7. Sprinkle with almonds and raspberries.
  8. Bake until golden brown, about 60 minutes.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. Cut into hearts or squares and serve with creme fraiche.


Photography by Frances Janisch

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