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Try out this simple egg-less almond cake recipe! Its is sweet and buttery is great for any occasion.
Ingredients
  Flour 16 Ounce
  Yeast cake 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), lukewarm
  Butter 3 Ounce
  Lemon 1 (peel grated)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint, lukewarm
  Sugar 3 Ounce (according to taste)
  Butter 3⁄4 Pound
  Sugar 3⁄4 Pound
  Ground almonds 3⁄4 Pound
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Blanched almond flakes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Dissolve the yeast cake in a lukewarm water, together with 1 tablespoon flour for 15 minutes.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and sugar, and lemon peel.
3. Add the butter and rub into the flour mixture.
4. Add only as much lukewarm milk to these ingredients as required to make a soft dough.
Shape into a ball, cover dough and let it stand for about 45 minutes to rise in a warm oven.
Turn the dough out onto a floured board and roll it out, not more than half-an-inch thick.
5. Line a round flat pan with the dough.
6. Cover again and keep in a warm oven for about 15 minutes.
7. In a saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, almonds, and water.
8. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and mixture is thick.
9. Allow the mixture to cool.
10. Spread the almond mixture evenly over the dough and sprinkle with almond flakes.
11. Place pan in a hot oven and bake till the top is a nice light brown.

SERVING
12. When cool, cut into slices about 3-inches long and 1-inch broad.
13. Serve warm for breakfast or at tea-time.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Egg-less Bee-sting Cake

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