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Genoa cake

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Origin of dish:  Italy
Type of cooking:  Oven
 
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
 
Ingredients (serves 6):


Method:

Finely chop the almonds and mix with half of the sugar.
Cream together softened butter and rest of sugar.
Once ingredients combined, add almond mixture and eggs, one by one.
Whisk.
Add a pinch of salt, flour and Kirsch.
Grease a cake tin and pour in mixture.
Cook for 40 minutes at 300°F (150°C).
Advice: Use powdered almonds to save time.
Try adding candied peel and glacé cherries, then decorating the top of the cake with almonds just before serving.
This is a great recipe to make the night before.

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