It’s a great pleasure to introduce our latest guest post this week on A Different Kitchen. My good friend, and accomplished cook, Eva, shares with us an old family recipe from her native Austria. Eva treated me to a generous slice of this recently (see my photos) and it was delicious!
Hi, this is an old family recipe of mine from Austria, where I grew up. It’s special to me as it reminds me of my childhood. Mum used to make this cake for when we had friends round for coffee. It’s a recipe that was passed down from one of her aunts to my Mum. Also, this is a typical Austrian “fruit cake” where you use the fruits according to the season, especially plums, apricots, pears or cherries.
160g unsalted butter
160g self raising flour
Zest of half a lemon
2-3 spoons of dark…
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