Quince and Almond Cake
A recipe by our guest author Susan Connel.
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Step 1: Preheat oven to 180 degrees fan-forced, and grease a round 20-30 cm cake tin.
Step 2: Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the quince paste, egg yolks, vanilla, cinnamon and zest of a lemon. Mix together well.
Step 3: Add the sifted flour and almond meal, and mix in.
Step 4: In a clean separate bowl whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form, carefully fold into the cake mixture.
Step 5: Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden, allow to cool slightly and dust with icing sugar. Serve with a generous dollop of creme fraiche.