Cheat's Cherry Bakewell

Cheat's Cherry Bakewell

Serves 6

You will need:

  • 6 ready made individual sweet shortcrust pastry cases
  • 6 tsp Cartwright & Butler Black Cherry Preserve
  • 90g softened butter
  • 90g golden caster sugar
  • 110g ground almonds
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp flaked almonds


  • To make the frangipane beat the butter, sugar and ground almond together, add the egg and beat until pale and creamy. Transfer the mixture to the fridge and chill.
  • Meanwhile preheat the oven to 150C.
  • Place the pastry cased on a lined banking sheet, add a heaped tsp of the black cherry preserve to each case, take the frangipane mix from the fridge and add a heaped tbsp of mix to each case, be careful not to overfill.
  • Transfer to the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle over the flaked almonds and bake for a further 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven once browned and golden.

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