Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 10 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a 1 1/2 X 8" round cake pan and dust it with flour.
  2. Mix the flour, baking powder and sugar.
  3. Cut in the butter.
  4. Make very sure that the butter is neither too hard nor too soft (remove from refrigerator 1 hour before using.) Mix well.
  5. Add almond extract, salt and egg yolk.
  6. Mix well or just grease your hands and knead the dough, until it is very smooth.
  7. Place the dough into the prepared pan and press down firmly.
  8. Brush the top generously with the egg white. Slivered almonds may be placed on the top of the cake for extra flavor.
  9. Bake 350 F. for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Allow to cool thoroughly before serving.
Most Helpful

delicous and simple.. this will grace my easter table this year

GingerlyJ April 07, 2011

Thank you, I have been looking for this type of recipe. We used to rool the dough into 2 rounds and add an almond filling between the layers!

Carrie Huising April 24, 2001