Almond Puffcakes



  • 4 oz plain flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • Rounded tsp of caster sugar
  • 3 oz butter, fridge cold
  • 1 egg yolk (keep white for filling)
  • 1 tsp cold water


  • 2 egg whites
  • 5 oz caster sugar
  • 4 oz ground almonds
  • 1 oz plain flour
  • 3-4 drops almond essence
  • Raspberry (or other) jam
  • Flaked almonds to top
  • A cupcake tray, either well buttered and dusted with flour, or use a silicone tray which is v useful


This Is A Light Version Of Miniature Bakewell Tarts. It's An Old Family Recipe And Hence Measurements Are Imperial And Baking Time Is A Bit Of A Guess, But They're…

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