Bakewell traybake

Bakewell traybake
Try the classic flavours of a Bakewell tart in this indulgent dessert
Serves 12  / 
Prep 15  / 
Cook 30


500g Co-op British plums
Zest 1 lemon
75g Co-op unsalted butter, softened
110g light brown soft sugar
100g ground almonds
2 Co-op British eggs
1/2 tsp almond extract
100g Co-op self raising flour
75ml fresh orange juice
130g icing sugar
75g Co-op British blackberries


Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/Gas 4

Line a baking tray (roughly 24cm x 18cm) with greaseproof paper

Quarter and stone the plums, mix with the lemon zest and set aside

Beat the butter softened, with the light brown soft sugar, then add the ground almonds, eggs and almond extract

Whisk until creamy, then stir the flour and orange juice

Put two thirds of the plums in the baking tray, spoon over the cake mix and bake for 30 mins

Meanwhile, heat the rest of the plums in a pan with the icing sugar until soft, then purée

To serve, scatter the blackberries over the bake, then drizzle over the purée