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Almond Torte

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SERVES
12
COOK TIME
1 Hr

Our Almond Torte looks fancy, but the secret is that it's fuss-free! That's right, we won't tell your guests if you don't about how quick and easy it is to whip up this fantastic Almond Torte recipe. Yum!

What You'll Need

  • 1 (10-ounce) package blanched almonds (2 cups), divided
  • 1 1/4 cups (2-1/4 sticks) butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
     
  2. Finely chop almonds in a blender or food processor; set aside.
     
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter with an electric beater until soft. Beat in the sugars until fluffy. By hand, mix in the egg, flour, almond extract, and 1-2/3 cups of the ground almonds; mix until smooth and stiff.
     
  4. Place mixture in prepared pan. Sprinkle top with remaining almonds and bake 50 minutes, or until lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on a rack before removing from pan.

Notes

It's best not to substitute margarine for butter in this recipe. And if you don't have a springform pan, you can use a 9-inch round cake pan.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 425
  • Calories from Fat 283
  • Total Fat 31g 48 %
  • Saturated Fat 13g 66 %
  • Trans Fat 0.8g 0 %
  • Protein 7.1g 14 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 66mg 22 %
  • Sodium 177mg 7 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 32g 11 %
  • Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13 %
  • Sugars 18g 0 %

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