Monday, 29 March 2010

Almond -Orange Pound Cake

Almond Orange Pound cake.
100 grs. Chopped almonds
250 grs. unsalted butter
250 grs. sugar
3 teaspoons grated orange peel
3 eggs, lightly beaten
300 grs. flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
200 grs. Dried apricots
250 grs. orange juice
A little powdered sugar to decorate

1 .- Preheat the oven.

2 .- Grease and flour a round cake pan about 25 cm. de diámetro. in diameter.

3 .- Beat butter, sugar and orange zest until a creamy mixture.

4 .- Add the lightly beaten eggs one by one.

5 .- Add the sifted flour alternately with orange juice.

6 .- Add the minced apricots and almonds (slightly apricots Flour to prevent sticking together). Pour the mixture into the baking dish.

7 .- Bake until cake is golden and a toothpick to make this out clean.

8 .- Sprinkle the surface with powdered sugar.

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