This is my favourite cakes of all the ones I got from school. The flavour surprised me because I didn’t think I would like almond cake at all. Now I love it!
- 250g soft unsalted butter
- 250g marzipan (almond paste)
- 150g sugar
- 1/4 tsp vanilla
- 6 lg eggs
- 150g sifted all purpose flour
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup ground almonds
Chop the butter and marzipan. Mix the butter, marzipan and sugar in the stand mixer till smooth.
Add eggs one by one, mixing until well incorporated.
Scrape down sides of the mixing bowl.
Combine dry ingredients and sift.
Add flour and mix until well combined.
Pour batter into prepared pans and bake at 325F until golden brown and a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
Yields one 9″ round 2″ high cake