Italian Almond Cake

Italian Almond Cake Recipe

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Annamaria Settanni McDonald

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@ArtByASM

This is a great old world style almond cake. It's great with a lemon glaze or just a sprinkling of powder sugar. This is a great Italian cake with the essence and moistness from Almond Paste.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
8-12
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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2 stick
butter, softened
1 c
sour cream at room temp
1 tsp
baking soda
2 c
sifted all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
7 oz
almond paste
4
eggs
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated (optional)

How to Make Italian Almond Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter sides and bottom of one 9-inch spring form pan.
  • 2Mix together the sour cream and baking soda in a small bowl.
  • 3Sift the flour and salt into another bowl.
  • 4In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the almond paste, a little at a time, at medium speed, and beat for 8 minutes.
  • 5Beat in the egg yolks one at a time, and mix until incorporated. It will look curdled; don't worry. Blend in the almond extract and sour cream mixture also add in lemon zest. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, just until blended.
  • 6Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake about 1 hour. It is done when you press the top and it returns to its shape, and also shrinks from the sides of the pan. Remove from the oven and place on a baking rack to cool in the pan. Serve as you like. Enjoy!!!!

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About Italian Almond Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #Almond




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