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Italian Almond Torte

Updated: Jun 1, 2019

Hosting a dinner party? Or an afternoon tea? Impress guests with this sophisticated dessert that’s simple to make and fitting for any occasion.


Recipe by Kimme Hargrove


Photographed by Joe Worthem
  • ¾ cup butter, melted

  • 1½ cups sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1½ teaspoons almond extract

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup sliced almonds

  • 1 tablespoon sugar


Heat oven to 350°F. In a mixing bowl, pour sugar over melted butter, and stir until combined.


Add eggs, and stir until creamy. Add the flour, almond extract, vanilla and salt, and stir until combined.


In a nonstick springform pan or greased 9-inch cake pan, spread the batter using a rubber spatula. Sprinkle almonds over the top. Sprinkle sugar over the almonds.


Bake 35-40 minutes.

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