Almond Cake with Almond Icing

Marianne Gleason

By
@Mern

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


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Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
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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

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1Preheat over to 375 degrees. In small sauce pan, add water and butter; bring to a boil.

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2In mixing bowl, add flour and sugar. Pour boiling water and butter mixture over flour and sugar. Mix well.

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3Add baking soda. Add extract. Add sour cream. Add eggs.

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4Pour into prepared 9x13 pan. Bake 20-25 minutes until middle is set.

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5Let cool 20-30 minutes.

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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.

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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