A light, moist cake made with cherimoya and simple ingredients is a lovely way to enjoy your afternoon tea. It's naturally gluten free, too.

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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch round cake pan.

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  • Combine butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; beat until smooth and creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and beat until well combined. Add almond flour and mix until smooth. Fold in cherimoya pulp and cinnamon. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Top cake with sliced almonds and continue baking until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 15 more minutes.

  • Cool cake on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Run a table knife around the edges to loosen and invert carefully onto a serving plate or cooling rack. Let cool completely. Dust cooled cake with confectioners' sugar to serve.

Cook's Note:

Cherimoya seeds are toxic. Make sure you remove all of them.

Nutrition Facts

294 calories; 13.9 g total fat; 93 mg cholesterol; 30 mg sodium. 34.4 g carbohydrates; 11.5 g protein; Full Nutrition

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