Almond apricot wheat free franzipan

Preparation Time 10 mins
Cooking Time 25 mins
Suitable for pre-cooking Yes
Wheat Free Yes
Sugar Free Low Sugar
Egg Free No
Dairy Free Optional
Gluten Free Optional


50 gr sugar
100 gr salted butter
2 eggs
100 gr ground almonds
1 tsp baking powder
50 gr grated marzipan
100 gr sliced lightly cooked apricots or brandy soaked apricots!

Mix butter and sugar together. Add eggs. (Tip: if mixture starts to separate, give a quick whiz with an electric whisk or hand beater).

Measure ground almonds with baking powder. Fold in grated marzipan and add to mixture above.

Pour into 7in cake tin. Place apricots evenly over cake mixture.

Cook for 25 minutes at 180o (not fan)

Dust with icing sugar and serve on its own or with double cream.