Cream Cheese Frosting
Double recipe for layer cake
8 oz. soften cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 lb. shifted confectioners sugar (powder sugar)
1/2 tbsp. evaporated milk (as needed, might not need)
Cream together cream cheese & Butter; add vanilla and shifted power sugar slowly.
Add evaporated milk only if frosting is too stiff.
You can also put a thin coating on the sides of the cake and toast some almonds and place them on the sides of the cake.