"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

White Almond Cake Recipe

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This recipe for White Almond Cake, by , is from The Siegel Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jane Siegel
Added: Thursday, August 14, 2008


1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 eggs
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups buttermilk

2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups powdered sugar
milk, as needed

Cream butter, sugar, vanilla and almond extract. Add eggs. Mix together flour, soda, baking powder and salt. Add flour and buttermilk alternately to creamed mixture, starting and ending with flour. Pour into a greased small jelly roll pan. Bake 325 for 25-30 minutes.

FROSTING: Add ingredients together and mix well. Frost cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was from my sister Mary Schmitz who lived in Greeley, it was always a favorite for both sides of our families.




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