Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --

  2. 1 lb. sweet butter

  3. 1 lb. sugar

  4. 10 eggs -- separated

  5. 4 c. flour

  6. 1/2 t. salt

  7. 1 t. baking powder

  8. 1 t. almond extract

  9. 1/4 c. Amaretto

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Butter 2 12 inch loaf pans and dust lightly with flour. Set aside. Ina large bowl cream the butter. Gradually add the sugar and continuecreaming until the mixture is light and fluffy.

  2. In a separate bowl beat the egg yolks. Add the yolks to the buttermixture, beating constantly.

  3. In another bowl, or large sheet of wax paper, sift together the flour,salt, and baking powder 4 times.

  4. Gradually, add the flour to the butter mixture. Mix thoroughly. Addthe extract and amaretto. Mix well. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

  5. In a small bowl beat the egg whites until they are stiff but not dry.

  6. Fold into the batter.

  7. Pour half the mixture into each loaf pan. Bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours oruntil a cake tester inserted into the middle of the loaf comes outclean.

  8. I then make a glaze of 1/4 c. amaretto and 1 tsp. Of almond extract withenough confectioner’s sugar to make a drizzling consistency. Pour thisover the cakes while warm and sprinkle with sliced almonds.


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