Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350*F
  • Butter and flour an 8-inch cake pan.
  • Using electric mixer, beat sugar , vanilla, and butter in large bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Add almond paste, 1 piece at a time, beating until well blended after each addition.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Mix in brandy, almond extract and salt.
  • Mix flour and baking powder in small bowl; add to batter.
  • Beat just until blended.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan; spreading evenly.
  • Bake cake until top is golden brown and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  • Cool in pan on rack.
  • Transfer cake to platter.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and serve.
  • OR, you may prefer to frost the cake with almond icing, and darnish with pitted fresh cherries.
  • ENJOY!

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    " It was excellent "
    linspj ate it and said...
    Oh Elaine, how elegant! I have to try this! High 5!!
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  • arpam 6 years ago
    oh boy! A new recipe for my collection! Thanks. :)
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    almonds and cherries great!!!^5
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    Elaine, this is heaven! Marzipan and cherries cake!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    Oh elaine my kind of dessert yummmmmmmm love the cherry brandy in it .........** 5 ** have a great day sweetie

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