Almond Cake

1
Ronda Krouch

By
@rmkrouch

This recipe is by, Giada De Laurentiis

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
fine yellow corn meal
1/2 c
cake flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 stick
butter, unsalted
1/4 c
almond paste,cut into half-inch pieces
1 1/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2
eggs
4
egg yolks
1/4 c
sour cream

How to Make Almond Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8-inch round cake pan with vegetable spray. An alternative is to butter and flour the cake pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, cake flour and baking powder and set aside.
  • 2Using a stand mixer with a paddle attachemnt, beat the butter and almond paste on high speed until smooth, about 5 minutes. Reduce speed to low and slowly add confectioners' sugar. Mix until thoroughly combined and light and fluffy. Raise speed to high and add the vanilla extract, whole eggs and yolks. 1 at a time. Mix until well combined. Reduce speed to medium and add the sour cream and dry ingredients and mix until just incorporated.
  • 3Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the surface with a spatula. Bake in the lower third of the oven for 35 minutes, or until the cake is golden and pulls away from the sides of the pan. Transfer pan to a wire rack and let cool. Remove from pan and dust with confectioners' sugar.

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About Almond Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy