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Almond Snack Cake

 Almond Snack Cake
My oldest son was allergic to chocolate, so I had to find goodies to make without it. These treats filled the bill. In fact, my son is 47 now, so I’ve been making this recipe for a long time! With its great almond flavor, this snack cake is popular at bake sales.
24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and
  • lemon-colored. Gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating until combined.
  • Stir in butter, flour, salt and extract.
  • Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with almonds and
  • remaining sugar. Bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted
  • near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 24
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 203 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.