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Almond Cream Cake

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This Almond Cream Cake is just as srumptious as it is easy to make. Why not give this Almond Cream Cake a try this season and impress your guests the way they never expected.
Ingredients
  Puff pastry dough 14 Ounce, use readymade variety
  Whole blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Rum 2 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1 Drop
  Egg 1
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 Tablespoon, for sprinkling
Directions

MAKING
1)Roll out puff pastry about1/3 inch thick and cut into two 8-inch circles.
2)Take a baking sheet lined with heavy brown paper and place one circle on it.
3)In a bowl, mix together almonds, sugar, butter, egg yolks, rum and almond extract.
4)Spread the mixture on puff pastry, leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edge.
5)Moisten border lightly with water and put second circle on top, press all around with thumbs to seal tightly.
6)In another small bowl, mix egg and milk. Brush the top with this mixture.
7)Using a sharp pointed knife prick the top all over, making a design, if desired.
8)Refrigerate the cake and chill for about 30 minutes.
9)Bake at 425 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, or until puffed and lightly browned.
10)About 5 minutes before cake is baked sprinkle the top with confectioners' sugar and continue baking until the sugar is caramelized.

SERVING
11)Cool and slice the cake and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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