Almond Coffee Cake

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

You will love this coffeecake if you love true almond flavor and coffee.
This is so good with your morning coffee..This recipe was given to me by a member of our Church when I lived in Alburqueque,NM...she was a recipe hound like most of us...
This cake is best if made a day ahead ; cover and let stand at room temperature.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • STREUSEL

  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c
    almonds, chopped (toasted are the best)
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 c
    old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    instant coffee powder
  • 1/4 c
    chilled butter, cut in pieces
  • CAKE

  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    whole almonds,toasted and finely grind in food processor
  • 3/4 c
    butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    almond paste
  • 1 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 c
    lowfat milk or your choice of milk
  • 6 large
    egg whites, room temperature for greater volume
  • GLAZE

  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    whipping cream
  • 1 tsp
    instant coffee powder
  • 1/3 c
    sliced almonds, toasted

How to Make Almond Coffee Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350^. Spray a 12 cup bundt pan with Bakers Joy( with flour)or grease and flour pan.Set aside.
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    Strusel:
    Mix all but the butter in a small bowl. Add the butter in pieces and rub in with fork, fingers or pastry blender, till well blended. Set aside.
  2. Cake:
    Mix flour and baking powder in a small bowl.Set aside.
    Grind the almonds, set aside.
    In electric mixer, beat butter and almond paste till blended.
    Gradually beat in the sugar,until fluffy. Add in extract; then stir in dry ingredients alternately with the milk. Fold in the ground almonds.
  3. In another large bowl m using clean dry beaters, beat egg whites to medium peaks, gradually add in remaining 1/3 cup of sugar and beat till stiff but not dry. Fold whites into batter in 2 additions.
  4. Pour half the batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle streusel over batter. Spoon remaining batter over streusel. Bake cake about 55 minutes of until cake tests done. Remove from oven . Cool in pan for 20 minutes. Turn cake out onto rack to cool completely.
    GLAZE:
    Combine all ingredients in a small bowl until well blended. Drizzle over cake, letting it drizzle down sides. Sprinkle with sliced almonds,if desired.

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About Almond Coffee Cake

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Hungarian




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