Almond Tea Cake

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Oh - I just love, love, LOVE this recipe! They are so easy, have a divine almond taste and fantastic texture. The amount of extract may seem surprising, but let me assure you it works perfectly in these chewy, sweet bars. Yield is approx.

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  • add   slivered almonds
  • add   1 tablespoon almond extract (yes, that's right!)
  • add   2 eggs
  • add   1 pinch salt
  • add   1 1/2 cups sugar
  • add   1 1/4 cups flour
  • add   3/4 cup butter or margarine


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt butter and then add sugar in a mixing bowl.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  4. Add extract.
  5. Add flour and salt, mixing well.
  6. Pour batter into a large cast-iron skillet (9-11") that has been lined with foil.
  7. Sprinkle with almonds.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Cool completely and remove foil.