Basic Almond Cake

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 20-24
YIELD: 2 cakes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  • Line two 9" cake pans with parchment paper.
  • Cream together almond paste, butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs slowly, with mixer speed medium-low.
  • Add Grand Marnier (batter will appear broken).
  • Combine flour and baking powder and a pinch of salt-- and add to mixer and stir until just combined.
  • Add extract.
  • Pour into cake pans and bake until golden brown and just set (it will drop and firm up), about 35 minutes.
  • Let cool on a cake rack in the pan. Run a knife around the edge and remove when completely cooled.
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