Almond Cake with Almond Icing

Marianne Gleason

By
@Mern

I have a love affair with anything almond and this cake is perfection!

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
If you follow Marianne's directions, you'll find this almond cake recipe is one of the moistest, most delicate cakes you've ever tasted. The cake has a slight almond flavor and the frosting is rich and thick. It's super simple made with simple ingredients most bakers have on hand. Very yummy!

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 c
water
2 c
flour
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/2 c
sour cream
2
eggs

ICING:

1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
milk
3 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
almond extract

Step-By-Step

1Preheat over to 375 degrees. In small sauce pan, add water and butter; bring to a boil.
2In mixing bowl, add flour and sugar. Pour boiling water and butter mixture over flour and sugar. Mix well.
3Add baking soda. Add extract. Add sour cream. Add eggs.
4Pour into prepared 9x13 pan. Bake 20-25 minutes until middle is set.
5Let cool 20-30 minutes.
6Icing:

Bring butter and milk to a boil. Put powdered sugar and extract in a mixing bowl. Pour butter/milk mixture into bowl with sugar and extract and mix.
7Pour over cake and let sit for 20 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy