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Buttery Almond Crown

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  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sliced
  Dry yeast 1 Ounce (Two 0.25 Ounce Envelopes)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter flavoring 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond paste 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted

Place flour in large mixing bowl.
Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
In medium mixing bowl, sprinkle yeast and 1 tablespoon of sugar over warm water; stir to dissolve.
Let stand 5 minutes until foamy.
Add milk, eggs, salt, butter flavoring and remaining sugar.
Pour over flour mixture and stir until flour is just moistened.
Cover and refrigerate at least 5 hours.
Punch dough down.
Roll out on lightly floured surface to 20-inch square.
Fold dough into 3 equal portions.
Starting at short end, roll out into 6 1/2 x30 inch rectangle.
Fold dough into thirds again, forming a 6 1/2 x 10 inch rectangle.
In medium mixing bowl, cream 1/2 cup butter, sugar, almond paste and almond extract with an electric mixer.
Butter 12-cup bundt pan.
Sprinkle bottom with almonds.
Roll dough out on lighdy floured surface into 9x24 inch rectangle.
Spread filling on dough.
Starting at long side, roll in jelly roll fashion.
Cut dough cross wise into eight slices.
Arrange slices cut side down in bottom of Bundt pan.
Let rise in warm place about 1 1/2 hours or until almost double in size.
Insert metal accessory rack.
Preheat oven to 325°F.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until top is golden brown.
Let cool on rack.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5707 Calories from Fat 3425

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 392 g603%

Saturated Fat 216.3 g1081.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1306.7 mg435.6%

Sodium 1324.3 mg55.2%

Total Carbohydrates 477 g158.9%

Dietary Fiber 25.4 g101.5%

Sugars 161.4 g

Protein 91 g182.4%

Vitamin A 212.5% Vitamin C 4.4%

Calcium 84.6% Iron 151.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Buttery Almond Crown Recipe