Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This is a Williams-Sonoma recipe which is just divine!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a loaf pan and dust with flour. Tap out the excess flour.
  2. In a food processor, pulverize together the sugar and marzipan until the mixture is in fine pieces. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl.
  3. Add the butter and almond extract and mix until light and fluffy, about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition until thoroughly combined.
  5. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt over the egg mixture and beat in just until thoroughly blended.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean and the top springs back when lightly pressed - about 1 hour 15 minute
  8. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let cool for 15 minutes, then run a knife blade around the edge of the cake and invert onto the rack.
  9. Lift off the pan and cool the cake upright on the rack for at least 30 minutes before serving.


Most Helpful

I made this cake before (I was actually going to post the recipe) and you are absolutely right: it's DIVINE!

MrsK May 30, 2009

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