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    Almond-Rose Pound Cake

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    1 hr 20 mins

    20 mins

    1 hr

    Cynna's Note:

    I have been extremely interested in the use of rose water in the kitchen and decided to post this recipe. I would suggest using Tonkcat's recipe for rose petal jam Rose Petal Jam for this distinctive pound cake. Take a culinary adventure with me!! Adapted from "New Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies" by Najmieh Batmanglij

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9-inch tube pan with cooking spray and set aside.
    2. 2
      Put the pieces of butter into the large bowl of an electric mixer and set aside about 15 minutes to soften.
    3. 3
      Grind almonds finely in a food processor or blender and set aside.
    4. 4
      When butter has softened, cream with sugar on medium speed until fluffy, about 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    6. 6
      Stir together flour and salt. Slowly add to the creamed mixture, beating until batter is smooth.
    7. 7
      Remove about a third of the batter and add rose water and jam, stirring until smooth.
    8. 8
      Stir the ground almonds and almond extract into the remaining batter.
    9. 9
      Spoon half of the almond batter into the prepared pan, spreading evenly.
    10. 10
      Spoon all of rose batter into the pan, spreading evenly. Then top with remaining almond batter and spread until smooth.
    11. 11
      Bake cake on center oven rack 50 to 60 minutes or until it tests done. Cool cake in pan 15 minutes, then run a knife around the outside edge and also around the center tube. Invert onto a cooling rack and cool completely.
    12. 12
      Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

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    • on November 20, 2006


      GReAT Recipe, just like my mothers! I put it into a bundt cake mold because i didnt feel like finding the cake pan, but it was still good! Thanks ! ! !

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    Nutritional Facts for Almond-Rose Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (73 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 382.1
    Calories from Fat 168
    Total Fat 18.7 g
    Saturated Fat 10.4 g
    Cholesterol 128.8 mg
    Sodium 130.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 48.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    Sugars 31.3 g
    Protein 5.4 g

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