Oysters cake recipe

I love these delicate fancy cakes and what’s not to love. Pastry? Check. Cake? Check. Jam? Check. Buttercream? Check. Need I say anymore….

Sweet Saturday # 20 – Oysters cake recipe

Oysters cake recipe


  • 175g shortcrust pastry
  • Filling
  • 65g margarine
  • 65g caster sugar
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 25g plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • few drops almond essence
  • jam
  • butter cream icing


  1. Preheat the oven to 190c gas mark 5.
  2. Roll out pastry and use to line twelve patty tins.
  3. Cream the margarine and sugar, stir in the almonds, flour, egg and essence.
  4. Place spoonfuls of the mixture into each case and bake for 20 minutes
  5. When cool, remove the center and fill the case with jam and then a blob of butter cream icing then replace the top.

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