RECIPE ALERT: Sliced Almond Cake

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almondcakes

Don’t worry if our last post left you with an aching sweet tooth. Our sliced almond cake is the perfect remedy. Sophisticatedly balanced and adorable in appearance, this light almond-filled cake is a treat guaranteed to brighten your day.

 

Ingredients:

 (36 mini cakes)

6 cups almond paste
6 cups butter
6 cups sugar
1 cup buttermilk
8 eggs
1 tablespoon baking powder
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon almond extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups shredded almond

Directions: In a stainless steel bowl, blend together almond paste, 4 cups sugar and 4 cups butter into a smooth paste. Add eggs, slowly allowing the almond mixture to absorb all of the egg without separating. Add the remaining ingredients, alternating wet and dry, into the mixture until well-blended. Melt butter in a sauce pan. Stir in brown sugar. Continue cooking for 2 minutes. Stir in sliced almonds. Continue cooking until the almonds begin to brown around the edges. Line the bottom of a greased tart mold with almond brown sugar mixture. Pour batter over almond mixture. Bake at 325° F for 20 minutes. Let cool in mold. Remove cakes from the molds, and enjoy!

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