Almond Buttermilk Cake
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A simple buttermilk cake, with lemon zest and almonds.
Recipe type: cake
Serves: 6
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar (+more for garnish)
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • zest of one lemon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg, extract, and zest, and mix well.
  2. Add salt, soda, and baking powder and mix.
  3. Add flour alternately with buttermilk, mixing just until combined.
  4. Spread dough evenly in a greased 9-inch round pan. Sprinkle with sugar and sliced almonds.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at