Almond cake

Variations

Chocolate: sub 1 Tbsp. flour for cocoa powder (7.8g cocoa powder, 54.8g flour), add grind 1 1/2 Tbsp. (3g) chocolate chips with the almonds

Almond cake

Almond cake

Yield: 2-4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes

A light and almondy delight perfect with coffee or tea.

Ingredients

Dry ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (109g) ground blanched almonds
  • 1/2 cup (62.6g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Wet ingredients

  • 1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp. (62.8g) sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. (37g) avocado oil
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp. amaretto

Topping

  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Beat sugar and egg until light and fluffy, ~3 minutes. Stir in oils and amaretto until combined, then stir in ground almonds.
  2. Sift baking soda and whisk together with remaining dry ingredients.
  3. Add dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  4. Move batter into a greased bread loaf pan and pat the top flat. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top and lightly press into the batter.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 22 minutes, until center is firm and edges have some color. Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes then move to a wire rack.
  6. Once completely cooled, dust with powdered sugar.

Notes

For a large size, double all ingredients. Bake in a 9″ springform pan for 30 minutes.

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