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1 hr 40 mins
1 hr 10 mins
A nice combination of flavors. Cooking time does not include cooling time. NOTE: Baking time is APPROXIMATE. Oven temps. vary, so check cake after 55 minutes.
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- 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds
- 1/2 lb unsalted butter, softened
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon zest, grated
- 2 cups flour
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon lemon extract
- 5 eggs
- 1Preheat oven to 350º F.
- 2Spread almonds on a baking sheet and place in oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden. Remove and set aside.
- 3Lightly grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of toasted almonds evenly over the bottom of the pan.
- 4In a bowl of an electric mixer, cream butter, sugar and lemon zest until fluffy.
- 5Add flour, stir just until blended. Add lemon juice and extracts. Stir.
- 6Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition.
- 7With a rubber spatula, gently fold in the remaining almonds.
- 8Scrape the batter into the bundt pan and bake until cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 10 minutes. (After 30 minutes, cover top of cake tightly with foil.). (SEE NOTE in description.).
- 9While cake is cooking, prepare syrup: In a saucepan, slowly heat the sugar, amaretto and lemon juice, stirring until the sugar melts. Reserve until ready for use.
- 10When the cake is done, remove from oven; with a cake tester, poke holes all over the bottom of the cake (which is now on top). Carefully drizzle half the syrup into the holes. Cool the cake in the pan on a rack for 10 minutes.
- 11Gently invert the cake onto another rack and remove from pan. Brush top and sides of cake with remaining syrup. Let cake cool completely.
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Nutritional Facts for Lemon-Amaretto Bundt Cake
Serving Size: 1 (117 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 465.2
- Calories from Fat 211
- Total Fat 23.4 g
- Saturated Fat 10.8 g
- Cholesterol 128.8 mg
- Sodium 31.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 58.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
- Sugars 40.5 g
- Protein 7.4 g
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