How to Make Butternut Squash, Sunken Apricot & Almond Cake

No dairy vegetable cake. Delicious!

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How to Make Butternut Squash, Sunken Apricot & Almond Cake Recipe
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Your need a mixer or a bowl to mix your ingredients

Your need a mixer or a bowl to mix your ingredients

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Crack three eggs that are at room temperature into your bowl

Crack three eggs that are at room temperature into your bowl

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Like this!

Like this!

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Use 180g caster sugar only

Use 180g caster sugar only

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Add to bowl and whisk for 4 minutes or until it's a nice creamy yellow mess.

Add to bowl and whisk for 4 minutes or until it's a nice creamy yellow mess.

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While that's whisking. Use half a butternut squash and peel the skin off and scoop out the seeds

While that's whisking. Use half a butternut squash and peel the skin off and scoop out the seeds

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Your need a grater to grate the squash into fine pieces

Your need a grater to grate the squash into fine pieces

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The skins quite tough so be careful whilst cutting

The skins quite tough so be careful whilst cutting

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Now grate it all like so ....,

Now grate it all like so ....,

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Check that your mixtures ready - see its nice and creamy and yellow

Check that your mixtures ready - see its nice and creamy and yellow

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Add you squash into the mixture

Add you squash into the mixture

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Mix the batter and squash together

Mix the batter and squash together

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You will now need baking powder

You will now need baking powder

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Add two tea spoons to your mixture

Add two tea spoons to your mixture

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Now get your salt

Now get your salt

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Add one tea spoon to mixture

Add one tea spoon to mixture

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Your need 100g off ground almond

Your need 100g off ground almond

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And 90g off rice flour (you can use normal if you don't have this)

And 90g off rice flour (you can use normal if you don't have this)

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Add both to mixture and whisk all together

Add both to mixture and whisk all together

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Mix for a couple off minutes till it's smooth

Mix for a couple off minutes till it's smooth

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Your need a good cake tin... You can line with parchment or use a tin like this that unclips at the side for easy cake access

Your need a good cake tin... You can line with parchment or use a tin like this that unclips at the side for easy cake access

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Pour in your mixture like so...should be think and creamy and not too stodgy

Pour in your mixture like so...should be think and creamy and not too stodgy

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Now your need a tin off apricot halves

Now your need a tin off apricot halves

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Place into mixture in a pattern you like .... You can use more or less as desired Don't worry if they sink a little - that's good and how it's supposed to be.

Place into mixture in a pattern you like .... You can use more or less as desired Don't worry if they sink a little - that's good and how it's supposed to be.

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Lastly add some flaked almonds to decorate the top off your cake

Lastly add some flaked almonds to decorate the top off your cake

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Like so...now place in oven for about 40 minutes

Like so...now place in oven for about 40 minutes

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After deciding it needed more apricots , 30 minutes later hey presto one delicious dairy free vegetable sunken apricot cake. Enjoy!

After deciding it needed more apricots , 30 minutes later hey presto one delicious dairy free vegetable sunken apricot cake. Enjoy!

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