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Almond-Crusted Butter Cake

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1 1/2 cups + 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1 (16oz) box icing sugar
6 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. salt
2 3/4 cups sifted cake flour

Preheat oven to 350F.

Spread 3 Tbsp. softened butter over bottom & sides of tube pan.

Sprinkle sides of pan with slivered almonds; set aside.

In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups butter at medium speed with electric mixer until creamy.

Gradually beat in icing sugar until fluffy.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Beat in vanilla, almond extract & salt.

Gradually beat in flour until combined.

Spoon batter into prepared pan & bake 1 hour or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Let cool in pan for 10 minutes.

Remove from pan & let cool completely on wire rack.

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