Golden Globes' California Almond Cake

Eat this dessert while you're watching the Golden Globes

Make this fantastic cake from the Golden Globes’ 2016 menu for a moist, delectable dessert.

This recipe is courtesy of the Golden Globes

16
Servings
352
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the California Almond Cake

  • 16 Ounces almond paste, such as Blue Diamond almond paste
  • 8 Ounces soft butter
  • 12 Ounces sugar
  • 3 1/2 Ounces triple sec
  • 6 Ounces fresh eggs
  • 4 Ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • Powdered sugar for dusting

Directions

For the California Almond Cake

Cream together the almond paste, soft butter, and sugar using the paddle attachment. Slowly add the triple sec and the eggs. Do not over-mix!

Sift together the flour and the baking powder. Add to above and mix only until blended. Generously brush soft butter into 9–inch diameter cake mold and dust with flour. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50–60 minutes.

Allow to cool and turn out. Save in the cooler until ready to use. Cut into 12–16 slices and dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
23%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
47g
36%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
62µg
9%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
44µg
49%
Calcium, Ca
104mg
10%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
99µg
25%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
64mg
20%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
143mg
20%
Selenium, Se
9µg
16%
Sodium, Na
115mg
8%
Water
16g
1%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Almond Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Almond Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.