Almond Cake

almond cake

This is not your typical cake! It’s chewy and moist almost like a brownie! You have to try it! Could be a hit on Mother’s Day!!


Almond Cake

Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10
Author The Food Nanny


  • 3/4 cup 1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • Topping:
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup sliced raw almonds


  • Place the baking rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease bottom and sides of pan with cooking oil spray. Cut parchment paper or wax paper to fit the bottom of a 9 inch cake pan, place in pan.(If using a spring form pan no need to cut paper.) Spray with cooking oil again.
  • Melt the butter and pour in a large bowl. Stir in the sugar and eggs and beat until creamy 2 mins. Add the salt, vanilla, almond extract and flour. Stir until combined.
  • Spread the batter in the pan. Mix the sugar and almonds together in a small bowl and sprinkle over top the cake.
  • Bake for 35-40 min. or until a wooden skewer comes out with just a bit of moist cake on it. Let cool 5 min. on a cooling rack. Invert. Cool. Can serve as-is without rosemary cream.




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