From cakes and cookies and snack bars to crunchy chicken dishes to vegan-friendly options, there really is no limit to what you can do with a few almond products and a good idea.
Chewing the Fat
This cake from Chewing the Fat is packed with almond flavor. Using almond paste, almond extract, and slivered almonds, this decadent dessert truly shows off everything the almond is capable of.
For the Almond Cake With Mascarpone Whipped Cream recipe, click here.
A Little Rosemary and Thyme
Fresh green beans can be tricky to use creatively, but A Little Rosemary and Thyme managed. This vegan-friendly side is topped with blanched almonds, adding another layer of freshness and texture to your dinner plate.
For the Cheezy Beans and Almonds recipe, click here.
Though most Chinese restaurants across the country serve cashew chicken, according to Savory Experiments, takeout joints in Detroit serve this specialty dish.
For the Detroit Style Almond Chicken recipe, click here.
A Calculated Whisk
2 Cookin' Mamas
With inspiration from the Almond Joy candy bar, 2 Cookin Mamas’ no-bake bars are rich, filled with creamy almond butter and toasted almonds, and everything you could want in a dessert.
For the No Bake Almond Joy Bars recipe, click here.
Diary of a Mad Hausfrau
Not all cakes need to be sweet, as Diary of a Mad Hausfrau proves with this “gugelhupf” (that’s Bundt cake in German). The crunchy almonds in the cake add some lightness to the dominating rosemary and Riesling wine flavors, creating a wonderful equilibrium.
For the Riesling Rosemary Almond Savory Bundt Cake recipe, click here.
Simple, Sweet & Savory
One of the best uses of almonds is to add texture to a stir-fry dish along with a delicate, sweet flavor. Simple, Sweet, & Savory’s simple chicken stir-fry is a perfect weeknight dish with just the right amount of almond crunch.
For the String Bean Chicken Stir-Fry With Toasted Almonds recipe, click here.
View from Great Island
Yes, almonds can be a healthy snack, but they can also be the perfect ingredient for indulgence. View from Great Island created this insanely flavorful almond milkshake, with toasted almonds mixed throughout for a wonderful texture experience.
For the Toasted Almond Milkshake recipe, click here.
A Mind Full Mom