The almond tree is a plant native to Asia and for you lovers of almonds I propose the Almond cake, typically American. Almond Cake, a cake with almonds in the States is usually accompanied with the cream, served on the side in a gravy boat, so that everyone can dose it to your liking.
Sweet & Almond Tea Cake Recipe
Prep Time: 30 mins ♥ Cook Time: 20 mins ♥ Total Time: 50 mins ♥ Yield: 4 servings
1 cup sugar
3 cups flour
1 cup ground almonds
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
Salt to taste
1 cup yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp almonds essence
1 tsp grated nutmeg
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp butter
Preheat the oven to 170 ° C and grease a cake tin.
Put the sugar and lemon zest in a large bowl and stir to make scented sugar. Add the flour, almond flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, salt and mix well.
In another bowl put the yogurt, eggs, almond essence and vanilla and mix well. Add to the bowl with the solids and mix to obtain a homogeneous mixture.
Finally, mix the oil and melted butter and let it cool. Pour the batter into the greased baking tray and bake for 50 minutes, until the cake is not browned and a toothpick result comes out dry.
Allow to cool on a wire rack and sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.