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Fig & Almond Cake



Fig & Almond Cake

  • 200 grams raw sugar
  • 200 grams unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 200 grams Almonds (raw)
  • 120 grams Gluten Free SR Flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Paste or 1tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1 teaspoon ground star anise
  • 120 grams Greek or natural yoghurt
  • 12 Figs (Fresh)
  • 6
    1h 30min
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 31

Recipe's preparation

  1. Heat oven to 200 degrees Celcius & line a 24cm Round cake tin or a 20cm Square tin with baking paper.
  2. Add raw almonds to Mixing Bowl.
    Grind 5 seconds, Speed 10.
    Set aside. No need to clean Mixing Bowl.
  3. Put Raw Sugar into Mixing Bowl. Mill 10 seconds, Speed 7.
    Add Unsalted Butter to milled sugar. Beat 1 minute 30 seconds, Speed 4.
    Scrape down sides of bowl and continue beating:
    1 minute, Speed 4. Mixture should be light and pale.
  4. Remove Measuring Cup (MC). Continue beating: 1 minute 30 seconds and add one egg at a time, through the MC hole. Continue until all eggs are well mixed in.
  5. Add almond meal, flour, star anise, salt, vanilla.
    Mix 30 seconds, Speed 5.
    Scrape down sides of bowl.
    Add yoghurt.
    Fold yoghurt into mixture: 20 Seconds, Speed 2.
  6. Pour mixture into prepared tin.
    Cut figs into wedges and place on top in desired pattern - slightly push into mixture.

    Put in oven - bake at 200 degrees Celicius for 20minutes and then reduce temperature to 160 degrees Celcius. Continue to cook for 45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
  7. When cooked, remove from oven and allow to cool in the tin before removing.

    Serve with a light dusting of icing sugar or fresh cream, or simply enjoy on its own.

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Different spices can be used - try adding some cinnamon, cardamom and ginger.

If you can't access fresh figs, you could try pear or apple.

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
Vorwerk Thermomix ® and Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand assume no liability, particularly in terms of ingredient quantities used and success of the recipes.
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