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Greek Spiced Cake

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Ingredients
  Yellow cake mix 1 (Pillsbury Plus)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Chopped almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Brandy/1 tablespoon water and 1 teaspoon brandy extract 2 Tablespoon
  Sliced almonds/Slivered almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 325°F.
Grease and flour two 8 or 9-inch round cake pans.
In large bowl, blend all cake ingredients except 1/2 cup chopped almonds at low speed until moistened.
Beat 2 minutes at highest speed.
Fold in almonds.
Pour into prepared pans.
Bake at 325°F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans.
Turn each cake upright onto a serving plate.
In small bowl, blend powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons brandy; spoon over tops of cakes; sprinkle with 1/3 cup almonds.
Cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Servings: 
12

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