Almond Pound Cake Recipe
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Almond Pound Cake Recipe

Simple to make, it is delightful to share. Using the best ingredients you can find, add up to a great cake.

Ingredients:

2/3 cup almond paste

1 cup confectioners sugar

1/2 cup egg yolks

1/4 cup whole eggs

 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

 3/4 cup egg whites

 5-1/2 Tablespoons superfine sugar

 3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon cake flour

1/4 cup melted butter

 1/4 pound slivered almonds

Directions:

 1. Mix the almond paste and confectioners sugar into a sand-like consistency.

2. Mix in the egg yolks, a little at a time. Then add the whole egg and vanilla. Beat well until smooth and light.

3. Whip the egg whites to soft peaks. Add the sugar and whip to stiff peaks.

4. Fold the meringue into the almond paste mixture.

5. Fold in the flour and melted butter.

6. Butter the bottom and sides of two round or square bake pans. Line the insides of the pans with slivered almonds.

7. Divide batter between two cake pans. Bake at 340-degrees (F), for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

makes 2 cakes
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