French Style Almond Saffron Cake

Ingredients

cup milk
1/2 teaspoon saffron
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter- room temperature
8 ounces sour cream

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour 2 (8 inch) round cake pans and set aside.
2
Heat milk on medium heat, add orange zest and saffron, bring to a gentle simmer and take off heat. Let cool.
3
Sift flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
4
Using a stand mixer cream butter and almond paste for 5 minutes. I cut up the almond paste to smaller pieces and added to mixer.Add confectioners sugar and beat till fluffy. Add in eggs, one at a time. Add in flour and sour cream alternately.
5
Gently pour in saffron mixture and mix well.
6
Divide batter between both prepared pans and bake for 30/40 minutes, test for doneness with a cake tester. I baked mined for 40 minutes. Serve with berries or dusted with confectioners sugar.

 



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French style almond cake that is moist and light.

Yield:

12.0 servings

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Friday, October 22, 2010 - 11:06am

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