This easy almond cake recipe requires only six ingredients and a few minutes of prep. I love almond cake--it's the perfect party dessert!
You are going to DIE when you read how simple and quick this easy almond cake recipe is! You'd think a dessert with the name almond cake would require a long list of ingredients and serious prep and baking time.
You'd for sure be wrong with this cake recipe! You can whip up this easy almond cake in just a few minutes and before you know it, you'll have the most delightful easy dessert to share with friends and family.
Or just family. Or just you.
An 8x8-inch pan is a single serving, right?
Don't let the short list of ingredients in this almond cake recipe fool you. This is one noteworthy cake, especially if you're a fan of almond-flavored desserts.
Speaking of almonds, if you're an almond lover like me, you'll totally want to whip up a batch of this Chinese almond cookies. (It doesn't have to be Chinese New Year to make those, you know.)
If you're not a fan of almonds or almond flavor, we can still be friends because that means I don't have to share my bear claw.
Printable recipe for easy almond cake below. Enjoy!
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- ¾ cup sugar
- ¾ cup flour
- 1 to 1 ½ T almond extract
- ½ cup slivered almonds
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8x8-inch square pan or 8-inch pie pan.
- Cream eggs and butter in a medium bowl. Add sugar, flour, and almond extract; pour into pan.
- Sprinkle with slivered almonds and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely before serving.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 9 Serving Size: 1 piece
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 207Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 19mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 16gProtein: 3g