CHRISTMAS ALMOND SHERRY CAKE

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Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

Can't you just imagine this lovely cake set out by your tree and stockings hung by the fireplace just waiting for Santa to arrive ?

I have been collecting recipes for at least 60 years plus! This BLUE DIAMOND RECIPE and picture was cut
out of a magazine, maybe 20-30 years ago.It is nice and moist cake and keeps well.
It was called:
The Queen of Holiday Cakes.
Please enjoy this:
ALMOND SHERRY CAKE.
I did, and now you can.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    18-1/2 oz. yellow cake mix. not the pudding type
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 3/4 c
    cream sherry
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 pkg
    3-5/8 oz. instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • ·
    streusel filling: recipe below
  • ·
    sherry glaze: recipe below

How to Make CHRISTMAS ALMOND SHERRY CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan,set aside.
    In a large bowl,combine cake mix,eggs,oil, pudding mix and nutmeg.
    Mix at low speed minute, scrapping bowl constantly.Mix at medium speed 3 minutes,scrapping bowl occasionally.
    Pour half of batter into pre-pared pan.
    Sprinkle evenly with Streusel Filling.
    Pour in remaining cake batter.
    Bake at 350 45-50 minutes.
    Unmold from pan, cool completely on rack.
    Brush with Sherry Glaze.
    Garnich with 1/4 cup almonds.
  2. STREUSEL FILLING:
    Mix 1/3 cup packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup flour,3 tablespoons firm butter and 1/2 tablespoon
    cinnamon together unyil crumbly.
    Stir in 3/4 cup toasted "Blue DIAMOND SLICED NATURAL ALMONDS."
  3. SHERRY GLAZE:
    Stir together 2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 1/3 cup melted butter and 1 tablespoon Cream Sherry.
    Stir in 1-2 teaspoons hot water, until glaze is of desired consistency.

    Merry Christmas to all!..... Nancy 12/12/11

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About CHRISTMAS ALMOND SHERRY CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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