Yield: 8 servings

Swedish Almond Cake

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Paired with a cup of coffee and shared with a friend, Swedish Almond Cake makes any occasion sweeter! Dense cake with sweet almond topping.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vanilla sugar
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp sliced almonds
  • 1 Tbsp coarse sugar (pearl sugar)

Instructions

  1. In mixer, blend vanilla sugar with zest from one lemon. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add in salt and almond extract.
  2. Mix in the flour and melted butter.
  3. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 inch cake pan. Sprinkle coarse sugar and almonds on top.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes. Remove from oven, cool several minutes before turning out of pan.
  5. Enjoy warm or room temperature!

Notes

  • Make a batch of homemade Vanilla Sugar for this recipe, and all baking.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 290Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 77mgSodium: 182mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 27gProtein: 4g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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