Scandinavian Almond Bread

Vickie Parks


This is a wonderful sweet bread that's perfect for breakfast with a cup of fresh brewed coffee. Or it also makes a great afternoon snack to enjoy with tea or hot cider.


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 to 10
10 Min
45 Min


  • 1 1/4 cups
    granulated sugar
  • 1 large
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2/3 cup
    milk or light cream
  • 1 1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 cup
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup
    sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup
    confectioners' sugar, for dusting

How to Make Scandinavian Almond Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a round loaf pan (or round baking dish) with nonstick baking spray; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the sugar, egg, almond extract and milk. Add the flour, baking powder, and melted butter. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
  3. Sprinkle the almonds on top. Place loaf pan in oven, and bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool in pan before removing and cutting into 8 to 10 slices.
  4. Sprinkle each slice with confectioners' sugar, and enjoy with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

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About Scandinavian Almond Bread

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Scandinavian
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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