Rum Glazed Scandinavian Almond Cake


rum butter glaze almond cake

Rum Glazed Scandinavian Almond Cake

  • Servings: 12
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Cake Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 ½ teaspoons almond extract
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 ¼ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 stick butter, melted

Rum Glaze Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Cake Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a big bowl, combine sugar, egg, almond extract and milk. Whisk to combine.
  3. Add flour, baking powder and melted butter to the sugar mixture. Whisk to combine.
  4. Pour into greased baking pan and bake 40-50 minutes, until edges are golden brown.
  5. Allow cake to cool and make rum butter glaze.

Rum Butter Glaze Directions

  1. On medium low heat, place all ingredients into a saucepan; cook until sugar is dissolved
  2. Turn cake out onto serving dish and drizzle with glaze.

Recipe Notes

This cake is fantastic with or without the rum glaze and pairs well with raspberries or blueberries.

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