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Print This Healthy Cinnamon Almond Streusel Pound Cake Recipe

Cinnamon Almond Streusel Pound Cake Recipe

Cinnamon almond pound cake with homemade almond paste, filled with a crunchy sweet cinnamon center. Making this one of the best pound cakes ever to please a crowd.
Chill for a few hours and cut into small pieces.

Cinnamon Almond Streusel Pound Cake tastes great with topping, center has cinnamon

Filling Ingredients

1/2 cup Slivered almonds, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup Brown sugar
1/3 cup Quick cooking oats
2 Tablespoon Butter, softened
1 tsp Cinnamon, ground

Cake Ingredients

1 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
1 cup Cake flour
1 tsp Baking powder
1 cup Granulated sugar
1 cup Butter, softened
1/3 cup Almond paste
5 Eggs
1 tsp Almond extract
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1/4 cup Milk

Glaze Ingredients

1 cup Powdered sugar
1/2 tsp Almond extract
1 to 2 Tablespoons Milk
2 Tablespoons Sliced almonds

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 45 to
Pan Type ~ 10-inch tube pan or 12-cup Bundt cake pan
Preheat oven, grease pan and cut parchment paper to fit the bottom of cake pan. If you do not have parchment paper be sure to thoroughly grease and flour the pan.

Combine all filling ingredients in a small mixer bowl. Beat at low speed until well mixed, set aside.
Stir together flour, cake flour and baking powder in small bowl.
Combine sugar, 1 cup butter and almond paste in large mixer bowl. Beat butter mixture at medium speed until creamy. Continue beating, adding eggs 1 at a time, until well mixed. Add almond extract and vanilla.
Reduce speed to low. Beat, gradually adding combined flour, cake flour and baking powder alternately with milk until thoroughly combined (1 to 2 minutes).
Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle filling over batter but not touching the sides of the pan. Spoon remaining cinnamon almond pound cake batter over cinnamon almond streusel filling.
Bake until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes and then remove from pan.
Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar, almond extract and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in a small bowl. Drizzle over warm Cinnamon Almond Streusel Pound Cake. Sprinkle top with sliced almonds. Cool cake completely.

16 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 87 g
Calories 342
Calories from Fat 161
Total Fat 17.9g 28%
Saturated Fat 9.0g 45%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 41.3g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
Sugars 25.2g
Protein 5.3g
Vitamin A 9% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 5% • Iron 8%



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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

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