Gooseberry-apricot cake

Gooseberry-apricot cake

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Andrea

“When the garden has fresh gooseberries, I combine them with sweet apricots and pack them in a cake. Want to see your own recipe published on Kitchen Stories? Send it to community@kitchenstories.io”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
400 g gooseberries
400 g apricots
40 g vanilla sugar (divided)
180 g sugar
250 g butter (softened)
¼ tsp salt
eggs
250 g flour
100 g starch
1 tbsp baking powder
butter for greasing
flour for dusting
sliced almonds
vanilla sugar
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • large bowl
  • rubber spatula
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • hand mixer with beaters

Nutrition per serving

Cal
388
Protein
5g
Fat
20g
Carb
47g

Step 1/3

  • 400 apricots
  • 400 gooseberries
  • 20 vanilla sugar
  • butter for greasing
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • large bowl
  • rubber spatula
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a baking sheet with butter and dust with flour. Halve the apricots and remove the pits then add to a large bowl with the gooseberries. Add half of the vanilla sugar, mix, and set aside.

Step 2/3

  • 250 butter
  • 20 vanilla sugar
  • 180 sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 250 flour
  • 100 starch
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • large bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters

In a large bowl, cream together butter, remaining vanilla sugar, sugar, and salt with a hand mixer with beaters. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, starch, and baking powder. Add to the wet ingredients slowly and mix until just combined.

Step 3/3

  • sliced almonds
  • vanilla sugar

Pour two-thirds of the batter into the baking sheet and smooth the top with a rubber spatula. Bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 5 min. Remove and cover with the apricots and gooseberries, then spoon the remaining batter on top and gently spread. Sprinkle with sliced almonds and vanilla sugar, if desired, and bake again for approx. 30 min. or until golden brown. Let cool, slice, and enjoy!