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Amaretto Bundt Cake

Amaretto Bundt Cake


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Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 10 Tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 oz almond paste, cubed
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk, at room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp Amaretto
  • 1 tsp pure almond extract

Glaze

  • 1 Tbsp melted butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/16 tsp pure almond extract
  • 1 Tbsp Amaretto
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a 10-cup bundt pan generously with nonstick spray. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
  2. Beat butter, almond paste, and sugar in a large mixer bowl on medium speed until pale and fluffy. Reduce speed to low and add eggs one at a time. Combine buttermilk, Amaretto, and almond extract in a small bowl. Beat in flour mixture in three additions, alternating with buttermilk mixture (begin and end with flour mixture), just until incorporated.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared bundt pan and smooth with an offset spatula. Tap pan sharply to reduce air bubbles. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, until cake is golden, springs back to the touch, and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean or with a few crumbs attached. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes; carefully invert onto rack and cool completely.
  4. For the glaze, whisk together melted butter, salt, almond extract, Amaretto, milk, and powdered sugar in a small bowl. Drizzle glaze over cake and let set before serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature.

Notes

Baking pan: I used this Brilliance Bundt Pan.

Keywords: Amaretto, Almond Paste, Almond

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