Glazed Almond Butter Cake is my choice for this month’s Cake Slice Bakers reveal. After the yellow cake last month I wanted to do something different but chose this one anyway. Of the four, this one seemed the simplest and the least expensive. I still haven’t warmed to whole idea of adding the sugar one tablespoon at a time like the author suggests. That drives me bonkers, but alas I do it anyway.
Other than that the cake was pretty easy to put together and the list of ingredients was relatively short. For some reason when reading the list of ingredients, the word slivered in regards to the almonds called for stuck with me. Ha, the almonds were supposed to be sliced not slivered. Oh well, this baby has slivered almonds on top and they’re pretty tasty. The almonds are a part of the glaze that’s poured on top of the cake towards the end of the baking time and then the cake goes back into the oven to finish baking. The reminded me of peanut brittle and I could have easily sat there and plucked it off until I had my fill. However, my restraint was in full effect partly due to the fact that the scales laugh at me every time I step on them. Also, because my cholesterol numbers are inching way to far upwards for comfort.
The cake itself has a very buttery taste and the crumb is very tender. The Mr liked it also and it’s one that I’d definitely bake again. I was very happy with the results and even happier to ship it out of the house. As per our group’s protocol I’m not sharing the recipe because the author has not given us permission to do so.
Please check out what the rest of the group chose this week.
I’ll also share this cake with the following link parties. At these parties you’re bound to find tons of eye candy and inspiration, so give them a look see.