Almond Sponge Cake with Fresh Berries Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 8 servings



A light and spongy cake that?s delicious with heaps of berries, honey, and freshly whipped cream on top. Adapted from "Gourmet Magazine," 1994. butter for greasing, flour, whole almonds, sugar, egg yolks, whole milk, vanilla, almond extract, salt, whites, berries, whipped cream cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Almond Sponge Cake with Fresh Berries

1 tsp butter for greasing pan (check quantity)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plus additional for dusting pan
1 cup whole almonds, with skins
2/3 cup sugar
4 large egg yolks
3 tbs. whole milk
3/4 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1/4 tsp. salt
2 large egg whites
2 pints fresh berries
1 cup freshly whipped cream (check quantity)

Recipe Directions for Almond Sponge Cake with Fresh Berries

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Generously butter a 9 x 2-inch round cake pan and dust with flour.

  2. Pulse almonds with 1/3 cup sugar in a food processor until finely ground. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and add yolks, flour

  3. (1/2 cup), milk, vanilla, almond extract, and salt, whisking until combined (batter will be thick). Beat whites with a pinch of salt until they hold soft peaks.

  4. Add remaining 1/3 cup sugar, a little at a time, until whites hold stiff, glossy peaks. Fold whites in gently but thoroughly.

  5. Pour batter into cake pan and bake until cake is springy to the touch and a wooden skewer inserted in center comes out clean,

  6. 18-20 min. Cool on a rack (flip it out after 5 min). Serve cake right-side up on a platter and dust with powdered sugar. Mix fresh berries with honey and place on top. Finish with a big dollop of whipped cream.

Categories

Berries, Dairy, Eggs, Nuts, Dessert, American, Fourth of July, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
123mg
41%
Sodium
102mg
4%
Potassium
139mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
34.8g
12%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
23.1g
Protein
6.0g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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