Almond Streusel Cake

Almond Streusel Cake

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3 lg Eggs
2 1/2 ts Orange juice
1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/2 c Granulated sugar
1 ts orange zest; Grated
1 ts Baking soda
1 c almonds; Sliced
1 Stick butter; or margarine
2/3 c Orange juice
1 c light brown sugar; Firmly packed
1 ts orange zest; Grated
1 ts Baking Powder
3 tb Butter or Margarine; Melted
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
2 c All-purpose flour

Original recipe makes 16



1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9- or 10-inch tube pan. 2. To prepare the streusel, in a medium bowl, mix together brown sugar, nuts, and flour. Stir in the butter and zest. 3. To prepare cake, in a large bowl, using an electric mixer set on medium speed, beat together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in zest and vanilla. 4. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. 5. Reduce mixer speed to low. Alternately beat flour mixture and orange juice into egg mixture, beginning and ending with flour. 6. Spoon half of the batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle with half of the streusel. Top with the remaining batter and streusel. 7. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool completely. 8. To prepare the glaze, in a cup, stir together confectioners sugar and orange juice until smooth. 9. Turn the cake out onto a serving plate, placing it right-side up. Drizzle with the glaze. FROM "GREAT AMERICAN HOME BAKING" CARDS From a collection of my mothers (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glens MM Recipe Archive, G Internet.

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Glaze requires 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar in addition to the noted 2 1/2 ts orange juice. This recipe also worked well in a 10-inch bread pan with 10 minutes additional time in the oven.
Barry2 7y ago

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