Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

My GD asked for a Mexican feast for her 11th birthday party/family dinner. Prep time is a guess since I won't be making this until September. Posted for WZT3.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lightly butter an 8-in round cake pan and line with parchment.
  2. Put the almonds in a food processor to form a crumbly mixture and set aside.
  3. Beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and fluffy then beat in eggs, almonds, almond and vanilla extracts.
  4. Stir in flour and salt and mix until the flour is well incorporated.
  5. Spoon the batter into the greased pan and smooth the surface. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes until the cake feels spongy when pressed.
  6. Remove from oven and cool on a rack. To serve, dust the cake with powdered sugar and decorate with toasted almonds.

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