Bride’s Delight

Serves: 14
Total Calories: 296


1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 egg plus 1 egg yolk (save white)
2 teaspoons almond extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg white
2 teaspoons water
1/2 cup almonds, sliced


Cream butter, sugar, egg, egg yolk, and almond extract until fluffy. Add flour and salt. Press into 2 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans. Mix egg white with 2 teaspoons water and brush over cakes. Sprinkle with sliced almonds and lightly with sugar. Bake at 325° for 25–35 minutes (it should not brown). Serve cut in wedges either alone or with strawberries and whipped cream.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 14
Total Calories: 296
Calories from Fat: 138

This Bride’s Delight recipe is from the Best of the Best From The Southwest Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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