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Little Chinese Almond Cakes

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Ingredients
  Gold medal flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Half Butter)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Almond extract/Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Blanched almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Place flour in bowl; cut in shortening finely.
Use hands to work in salt, sugar, and flavoring.
Shape into long roll, 1" in diameter; wrap in waxed paper.
Chill about 1 hr.
Heat oven to 400° (mod. hot).
Cut roll into 1/4" slices.
Place 1" apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
Brush each slice with a mixture of egg yolk and water.
Press 1/2 blanched almond into top of each.
Bake 8 to 10 min., or until light golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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