Published Nov 18, 2009 in Cakes

This recipe was clipped from a newspaper, date is unknown but likely 1960’s (and the recipe was made for over 40 years by the reader who sent it in). Very basic recipe that looks like quite a treat! Recipe typed out below along with a scanned copy.

Almond Cake Recipe Clipping - Vintage

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3/4 pound almonds, chopped fine
12 eggs
3/4 pound sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Cream yolks and sugar until very thick. Add vanilla. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold in yolks and nuts. Bake in a 10″ tube pan, ungreased, in a slow oven, 300 degrees, for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 275 degrees and bake til done. (Usually about 1 and 1/2 hours total time baking). Invert pan to cool. Do not remove from pan until cold. Serve with a glob of whipped cream.

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3 Responses to Almond Cake Recipe: Vintage Clipping

Published 17 June, 2016 in 9:06 pm

Is there any flour in this cake?

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Published 20 November, 2016 in 9:34 pm

the instructions for almond cake does not say to add the almonds. In assume the almonds are added to the egg yolk and sugar mixture before being added to the egg whites.

Published 21 February, 2021 in 6:56 am

Would be afraid to waste that manny eggs on a cake recipe that does not have some flour in the ingredients list ….wow ??

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