Norwegian Almond Cake
Mandelkake

Almond Cake (mandelkake in Norwegian) is quick and easy to make and OH so tasty.

If you enjoy almonds as much as I do, you will love this full-flavored cake, not only as a dessert but with a cup of coffee for breakfast.

You can top a slice with berries and ice cream for an after-dinner delight. And it is is also easy to take along to friends who will be pleased when you bring it for your next get-together.

Find the recipe for this delicious Norwegian dessert here.

Mandelkake
Preheat oven 350° F.
Preparation time from start to finish: 1 hour.
Baking time 40-45 minutes.

Ingredients:
2 cups flour
1-1/4 cups sugar
1 stick butter (4 ounces/113 gram)
2 eggs
2 tablespoons yogurt/plain
1/4-cup ground almonds
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pure almond extract
Powdered sugar to sprinkle

Preparation:
Cream butter and sugar together
Add eggs
Add pure almond extract and yogurt
Mix flour, baking powder
and salt before adding to batter
Add ground nuts and flour
intermittently
Mix well

A Bundt pan is perfect for baking this cake, but any pan will work fine.

Coat the pan with butter or coconut oil and lightly dust with flour - shake off excess. Pour batter into the pan and bake for 40-45 minutes in a preheated oven.

Cool before removing from pan. Sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar and serve.

Almond Cake (Mandelkake) will freeze well, so you can prepare well in advance for your event.

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