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Strawberry-Almond Cake

Strawberry-Almond Cake
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Serves 20

2 cups sugar
1 cup butter, softened
3 Tbs almond extract
4 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup 2% milk
3 cups powdered sugar
2 sticks butter
1/2 cup strawberry preserves
Toasted silver almonds, to garnish
Strawberry, to garnish

Preheat oven to 350° F. Spray 2, 9-inch pans with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, mix together sugar, butter, 2 tablespoons almond extract. Beat in eggs. In another medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Slowly add flour mixture to egg mixture and then add milk. Mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.

To make frosting combine powdered sugar, butter, strawberry preserves and 1 tablespoon almond extract. Once cake has cooled, place the frosting on the cake. Top cake with almonds and a strawberry.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 425, Fat: 20 g (12 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 87 mg, Sodium: 183 mg, Carbohydrates: 59 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 4 g

© 2010, Brookshire Grocery Co. Nutrient counts are rounded to the nearest whole number

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