Almond Torte

Ingredients

  • 3/4 C butter, salted
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 1/2 C flour (GF use Domata)
  • 3/4 C almonds
  • 1 TBSP sugar

Directions

  1. In mixing bowl beat butter for 2 minutes until creamy. Add in 1 1/2 C sugar and beat for four minutes until fluffy. Add in eggs and extract. Beat on high until combined.
  2. Add flour and beat until combined. Batter will be thick. Line bottom of 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper (trace around the pan onto parchment and cut out circle) Lightly spray the pan. Pour batter into prepared pan and sprinkle with almonds and 1 Tbsp sugar mixed together.
  3. Sprinkle with sugar and almond mixture and bake at 350 for 35 minutes and then cover with foil and bake 5-7 more minutes so that center is set.
  4. Top will be be light brown and crispy on edge. Cool completely before slicing and serving. It will be slightly gooey in the middle until cooled.
  5. Enjoy!