Strawberry Almond Cake Bars

Strawberry Almond Cake Bars

Recipe posted: 23rd April 2021

A soft, fruity cake that is perfect for that tea time snack...


Moist HEAVENLY Strawberry Almond Cake Bars

These cake bars make the perfect tea time snack. The cake layer is so soft and moist and then you get that hint of sweet strawberry and nutty almond on top, the flavors combined are truly excellent.


Ingredients in strawberry almond cake bars

I wouldn’t suggest changing anything in this recipe, keep the ingredients and measurements the same and you won’t be disappointed.

This recipe calls for a combination of almond and all-purpose flour.

Use baking powder and salt.

Use 1 medium-sized egg for best results.

Use granulated sugar for best results.

You can use any milk you prefer for this recipe.

Use unsalted regular or dairy-free butter for best results. I haven't tried using oil instead.

You will need about a cup of strawberries, cut in half and a couple of tablespoons of almond flakes.


Tools you will need to make this

You don’t really need much to make this recipe and you can easily use what you already have on hand.

You will need:

For measuring: 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 tbsp, 1/3 cup, 1/2 cup, 1 cup.


Recipe and photographs by The Heavenly Bakes

Strawberry Almond Cake Bars


A soft, fruity cake that is perfect for that tea time snack.

Prep: 15   Cook: 30   Total: 45 minutes  
Yield 9-12 slices


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 - 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk (use almond milk for a stronger flavor)
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons almond flakes


  1. Start by preheating the oven to 350°F/180°C and prepare the cake pan.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter with the sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the vanilla and egg and beat further.
  4. In another bowl, add the flours, baking powder and salt and mix together.
  5. Add some of the flour mixture into the other mixture and mix.
  6. Add some milk to the mixture and mix again.
  7. Alternate between the flour mixture and milk until everything is combined together.
  8. Cut the strawberries in half and set aside.
  9. Pour the batter into the cake pan then place the strawberries and almond flakes on top.
  10. Optional:add 2 tablespoons of sugar on top of the strawberries.
  11. Bake for 30 minutes, let cool, cut into bars then enjoy!

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