Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened

  2. 1 1/2 cups sugar

  3. 1 egg

  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  5. 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  6. 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  8. 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

  9. 6 drops red food coloring

  10. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

  11. 1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, melted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Line a 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan with waxed paper; set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Divide the dough into thirds. Add almonds extract and food coloring to one portion; spread evenly into prepared pan. Add nuts to second portion; spread evenly over first layer. Add melted chocolate to third portion; spread over second layer. Cover with waxed paper; refrigerate overnight. Unwrap; cut loaf in half lengthwise. Cut each portion into 1/8-in. slices. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.


Send feedback