Almond Pound Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by SharleneW

An excellent tea or dessert cake. Serve with fresh berries or sorbet. (Try Fresh Strawberry Topping). This is from a Jr. League cookbook.

Top Review by gwynn

Marvelous! The best tasting pound cake I've ever tasted. The almonds just topped it off. I also used the same topping recipe that Bev used. It was wonderful. Thanks for posting such and outstanding recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, blend together butter and sugar.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Sift together dry ingredients.
  5. Add to the butter mixture, alternating with the buttermilk.
  6. Stir in the extracts and beat until smooth.
  7. Butter the sides and bottom of a bundt pan.
  8. Press almonds against sides.
  9. Pour batter into the pan.
  10. Bake 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Let cake cool in pan 10 minuts then remove from pan and cool on a rack.
  12. Dust with powdered sugar.

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