Recipe: Passionfruit syrup cakes

By Donna Hay

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Passionfruit syrup cakes. Photo / Chris Court
Passionfruit syrup cakes. Photo / Chris Court

Makes 12

1 cup ground almonds
1/2 cup plain flour, sifted
1 1/2 cups icing sugar, sifted
1 tsp vanilla extract
6 egg whites
175g unsalted butter, melted

Passionfruit syrup
1/2 cup passionfruit pulp
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup caster sugar

1 Preheat oven to 180C.

2 To make the passionfruit syrup, place the passionfruit, water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved.

3 Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and cook for 10-12 minutes or until thickened. Set aside.

4 Place the ground almonds, flour and icing sugar in a bowl and mix to combine. Add the vanilla, egg whites and butter and mix well to combine.

5 Pour into 12 x 1/3 cup-capacity well greased Bundt tins and place on a baking tray.

6 Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

7 Turn out immediately on a wire rack and drizzle with the passionfruit syrup to serve.

* For more recipes by Donna Hay click here.

- NZ Herald

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