Mixed Berry Almond Cake

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Blueberries and raspberries are baked between layers of almond paste-laden batter in this deliciously unique cake recipe.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 (7 ounce) package almond paste, grated through large holes of grater

  • 10 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 3 eggs, at room temperature

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds

  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch springform pan.

  2. Combine white sugar, almond paste, and butter in mixing bowl; beat with an electric hand mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat on high for 3 minutes.

  3. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a separate bowl. Add flour mixture to almond paste mixture and beat until just combined. Pour 2 1/4 cups of batter into prepared pan, gently smoothing to edges. Arrange blueberries and raspberries atop the batter layer; top with remaining batter. Sprinkle almonds over the batter.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50 to 55 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Gently slide a knife around the inside edge of the pan and release springform circle.

  5. Lightly dust cake with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

496 Calories
25g Fat
64g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 496
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 31%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 292mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 121mg 9%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 188mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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