These are an old style cake baked in muffin cases for easy transport in school lunch boxes!
200g glacé cherries
275g self raising flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
225g butter, at room temperature
225g caster sugar
80g ground almonds
50g flaked almonds
Preheat the oven to 180degrees Centigrade. Line two twelve hole muffin tins with 16 paper cases.
Cut the cherries into quarters, wash and dry well.
Cream the butter and sugar.
Slowly add the eggs, beating each one well in.
Add the flour, baking powder, almond meal and cherries, mix through.
Spoon into the prepared muffin tins.
Bake for 20mins until risen and golden.