For Christmas I got a new Scandinavian cake pan that makes the BEST almond cake EVER!
The soft golden top is my favorite part, but I love to eat the ends of the cake too. There is SO much flavor in the edges...yum! The crumb is just perfect, soft and velvety.
Each bite is a treat, rich with almond flavor. I like to eat it plain, cut in thin slices.
I also serve it with whipped cream and berries. For the 4th I topped it with fresh picked strawberries and blueberries. It was a beautiful dessert...I wish I had taken a photo!
The photo's above show my grandmother's apron from Norway. I laid it under the cake, and as I was taking the pictures I thought of her. She loved to bake too!
Scandinavian Almond Cake
1 1/4 c. sugar
2 tsp. almond extract
2/3 c. milk
1 1/4 c. flour(I always use King Arthur)
1/2 tsp. baking powder
Add:1 stick melted butter
Spray pan WELL with Pam and sprinkle with flour. Pour batter into Scandinavian cake pan and bake at 350 fro 40-50 minutes until edges are golden brown and toothpick comes out clean.