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Butter-Almond Cake

Contributed By: angie, MN | See all of angie's recipes
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Active Time:  15 Minutes
Total Time:  55 Minutes
  8 Servings
Delicious, dense-yet-moist yellow coffee torte with a buttery almond glaze.
RECIPE INGREDIENTS
Cake:
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup butter, plus small amount for pan
2 eggs
3/4 cup flour
Glaze:
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon flour
1/4 cup butter
1/3 cup blanched almonds, sliced
4 tablespoons sugar
Butter-Almond Cake Recipe at Cooking.com
DIRECTIONS
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.


2. Melt 2/3 cup butter and allow to cool.


3. Using a mixer, beat eggs, vanilla and sugar in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.


4. Add butter and flour to egg mixture and stir by hand. Makes approximately 2 cups of batter.


5. Pour batter into an 8-inch greased and floured cake or tart pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


6. In a sauce pan, combine remaining 1/4 cup of butter, 4 tablespoons sugar, milk and flour. Bring to a boil and add almonds.


7. Spread cake with glaze and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until just beginning to turn light brown and crispy.


8. Allow to cool on a rack for 15 minutes before cutting. Serve warm or at room temperature.


Date Added: 01/03/2010
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Rating: 5
by: Susan Reviewed: 07/04/2014
Best cake ever!
Absolutely love this cake! It's not overly sweet and the recipe never fails!
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