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Eggless Danish Layer Cake

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This Eggless Danish Layer Cake is rich with chopped nuts. It is delicious as a breakfast cake, teatime snack or even as a dessert.
Ingredients
  Self raising flour 9 Ounce
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Castor sugar 9 Ounce
  Butter 9 Ounce
  Nuts 5 Ounce (hazel or almonds)
  Icing sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (for dusting)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 355° F (Gas 3)
2. Grease two baking trays.

MAKING
3. Into a large bowl, sift baking powder with flour and a pinch of salt.
4. Sift baking powder with flour and a pinch of salt.
5. Add castor sugar.
6. Rub butter well into this.
7. Form into a roll and cut into 8 pieces.
8. Press each piece out into an 8-inch circle.
9. Press nuts into each one and arrange on greased baking sheets
10. Bake in a moderate oven until golden and crisp
11. Remove and cool on wire racks.

SERVING
12. Serve by themselves or sandwich the circles together with whipped cream and sliced fruit if you like.
13. Dust generously with icing sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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