Almond Butter Loaves Recipe

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Almond Butter Loaves

ann wilson

By
@curiouscooks

from Betty Ellis 9/18/2012


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Serves:

16 slices--yield: 2 loaves

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c
butter, softened
1 c
almonds, toasted
1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 pkg
duncan hines moist deluxe butter recipe golden cake mix
3
eggs
2/3 c
water
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
powdered sugar
1 to 2 Tbsp
water
1/4 tsp
almond extract
3 Tbsp
sliced almonds for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two loaf pans.
2
For crust, combine brown sugar and 1/3 cup butter until light and fluffy. Stir in toasted almonds and flour. Blend well. Divide and press evenly into pans.
3
For cake, combine cake mix, eggs, water and 1/2 cup butter at medium speed for 4 minutes. Pour into pans. Bake 45-50 minutes or till tester comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes and then invert onto cooling racks, crust side up. Cool completely.
4
For glaze, combine powdered sugar, 1 T water and extract and stir till smooth. Add more water 1 teaspoon at a time until glaze is the desired consistency. Spoon over cooled loaves. Sprinkle sliced almonds over top.

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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #almonds, #cakemix