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Apple streusel cake with almonds

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2 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons sliced almonds

3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup (2 oz) 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons amaretto
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 large egg
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup low fat buttermilk
cooking spray
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced peeled Braeburn apples (3/4 pound)

Preheat oven to 350. To prepare streusel, combine 1st 3 ingredients in a medium bowl, cut in 1 tablespoon butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in almonds.

To prepare cake, beat sugar, cream cheese and � cup butter in a large bowl with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add amaretto, extracts and egg, beat well. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and slat in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add flour mixture to egg mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

Pour batter into a 9 inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray; sharply tap pan once on counter to remove air bubbles. Arrange apple slices over batter; sprinkle with streusel. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

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9 servings (277 calories)

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