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Almond Cakes

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry gin 1 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped toasted blanched almonds 2 Tablespoon
  Split blanched almonds 10
Directions

Cream butter with gin and extract; add sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Sift flour and baking powder together; add, 1/2 cup at a time, to creamed mixture, mixing until blended after each addition.
Mix in chopped almonds.
Using 1 teaspoon dough at a time, shape into balls and place on lightly floured cookie sheets.
Flatten each until about 1/4 inch thick and press an almond half onto each.
Bake at 350°F 12 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut

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