CHOCOLATE TOPPED ALMOND CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 30-40
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons whole almonds
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, cubed
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  • Preheat to 350.
  • Grind up the almonds, sugar, salt and almond extract in your food processor, serious blender or bullet (I used my bullet).
  • Move to bowl and mix in your eggs and butter till they're very well combined. Now add in the flour and baking powder and mix till just blended.
  • Pour batter into greased and floured pan and bake for 30-40 minutes. Cool in the pan.

Notes

This cake is the second in my cake year challenge. The only request this week was 'something simple and nutty'. Mission accomplished!

Categories: Cake 

Author Credit: http://www.chow.com/recipes/18651-almond-cake

Website Credit: http://www.soverydomestic.com/blog/index.php/2010/02/23/2010/

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