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Almond Cake

If you enjoy the nutty flavour of almonds, then you’ll love this simple cake. Making eight delicious slices, you’ll have one for every day of the week – and one for an extra treat.

Serves: Eight slices

Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups of butter
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of flour

 

Topping:

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup of sliced almonds


Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C degrees. In a small bowl melt the butter in the microwave and then stir in the sugar. Add the eggs and stir until you get a creamy consistency. Add the salt, vanilla, almond extract and flour then mix together. Grease the bottom and sides of a 22cm pan, and pour the batter into the pan. Spread the almonds over the top and add a sprinkling of sugar. Bake for 40 minutes and allow to cool before eating.

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