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RECIPE OF THE WEEK – Buttery Almond Torte

RECIPE OF THE WEEK - Buttery Almond Torte 1


Almond Butter Torte
Looking for a quick and easy chewy almondy dessert of coffee cake?  This fits the bill perfectly!  It can also feature other toppings like dried cherries or blueberries…or….

½ cup very soft butter (1 stick)
1 cup sugar
1 extra large egg
1 t almond extract
Pinch of salt
1 cup flour
1/4 cup sliced almonds
Beat butter, sugar, egg, salt and extract until fluffy.
Add flour and mix until blended. Spread in “PAM”ed 9” cake pan.
Sprinkle with almonds and press down slightly.
BAKE for about 20-25 minutes or until golden and edges are cooked.
• VARIATION: Use dried cherries or dried blueberries instead of the almonds.
• OPT: Sprinkle coarse sugar on top of nuts or berries before baking.