Need some ideas for a tea or dinner party? JULIE SONG suggests this recipe
100g ground almond
75g plain flour
Â½ tsp baking powder
60g caster sugar
70ml fresh yoghurt
125g unsalted butter, melted
100g cherry, seeded and quartered
6 fresh cherries, for decoration (optional)
8 tbsp whipped cream, which has been added with 1tsp lemon zest
1. In a bowl, combine ground almond, flour and baking powder. In a mixing bowl, using the paddle, mix eggs, honey, sugar and yoghurt till just combined. Continue mixing and slowly add melted butter.
2. In three stages, add dry ingredients till thoroughly combined. Gently fold cut cherries into mixture. Transfer to a new bowl and refrigerate overnight.
3. Preheat oven to 177Â°C. Grease desired shaped moulds or a round baking tin and place mixture into greased baking tins. Place in oven and bake till top is golden brown. Cool for at least 30 minutes.
4. Remove from tin onto a serving plate and decorate with whipped cream or fresh cherries. Dust with icing sugar before serving.