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Almond Strawberry Cake. The perfect brunch cake, lightly sweetened almond cake topped with orange-scented berries. | delishknowledge.com

Almond Strawberry Cake

  • Author: Alex

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Almond Strawberry Cake. The perfect brunch cake, lightly sweetened almond cake topped with orange-scented berries. 


  • Author: Alex
  • Author: Alex
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups almond meal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 12 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tablespoon butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚Butter sides of spring form pan and sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sugar on the bottom.
  2. In a bowl, beat together yolks, ¼ cup sugar and vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate mixer, whip egg whites to soft peaks, then slowly beat in remaining sugar.
  4. Whisk together dry ingredients (almond meal, baking powder, salt) then add to egg yolk mixture. Stir in orange zest.
  5. Gently fold in whipped egg whites to the batter in ½ cup increments. 
  6. Pour batter into pan, bake for 30-35 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  7. While baking, slice strawberries and let sit in orange juice.
  8. After cake is done baking, let cool and finish with powdered sugar and marinated strawberries.

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