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Almond Cake with Sour Cherry Sauce

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Easy to make and full of crunchy almond flavor topped with a tart cherry sauce.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
15 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
1 hr 40 min
Recipe Servings



1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 (7- to 8-ounce) package almond paste

1/2 cup sugar

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup sliced almonds


2 (15-ounce) cans tart red cherries

1/2 cup sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 9-inch springform pan; set aside.

Combine butter, almond paste and 1/2 cup sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed until almond paste is fully blended and mixture is creamy. Add eggs and almond extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add all remaining cake ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Spread cake mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake 45-50 minutes or until cake is golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes on cooling rack. Loosen sides of cake by running knife around inside edge of pan. Remove sides of pan. Cool completely.

Drain juice from cherries into 3-quart saucepan. Stir in 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch until well mixed. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in cherries.

Serve warm sauce with cake.


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