Red berries and cheese make this cake a frequent guest on my table during the winter. 😀 It looks gorgeous and tastes delicious! Perfect for holiday season!
100g butter, very soft at room temperature
150g Philadelphia cheese or smooth cottage cheese
2 eggs, at room temperature
130g self-raising flour (or plain flour+ 1tsp baking powder)
2tsp mandarin or orange zest
1tsp lemon zest
200g mix of cranberries, redcurrents and raspberries, fresh or frozen (no need to defreeze)
50-70g flaked almonds
Beat the cheese, butter and sugar together.
Add eggs to the batter mixture, one at a time, beating rapidly.
Stir in mandarin&lemon zests.
Sift the flour and mix to combine.
Finally, carefully stir the berries into the batter.
Sprinkle the cake with flaked almonds or your favorite nuts.
Bake in preheated oven 180C/360F during 35-40 minutes.
Adapted from this source.