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Almond Streusel Cake

Almond Streusel Cake

Don't like almonds? Substitute walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts
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  • 2 cup(s) flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon(s) orange juice
  • 1/4 cup(s) flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 2/3 cup(s) orange juice
  • 3 tablespoon(s) butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 cup(s) powdered sugar
  • 1 cup(s) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated orange zest
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 cup(s) sliced almonds, or nut of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated orange zest

Almond Streusel Cake Directions

  1. Preheat the overn to 350. Grease a 9 or 10 inch tube pan
  2. Mix in a bowl, brown sugar, nuts, flour, add 1 tsp zest and 3 tbl melted butter. Set aside
  3. For cake: in a large bowl, use electric mixer on medium speed if you have one and beat together 1/2 cup butter, and sugar till fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each one. Beat in the other zest and vanilla
  4. Sift together in another bowl, flour, baking powder and soda. Reduce mixer to low speed and add flour mix and orange juice into egg mixture alternating each.
  5. Spoon half of the batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle with half of the streusel. Top with the remaining batter and then streusel again.
  6. Bake until toothpick comes out clean about 30 - 35 minutes. Cool completely in pan
  7. For Glaze, mix powdered sugar and 2 1/2 tsp orange juice until smooth. Turn cake out onto serving plate, right side up and drizzle with glaze

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