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Almond Pound Cake Recipe

Ingredients

Thinly sliced almonds
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. Crisco
2 c. sugar
6 eggs
2 c. flour, sifted
2 tsp. almond extract
GLAZE:
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. Water
2 tbsp. almond extract



 Almond Pound Cake Recipe
 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.Generously grease a large tube pan.Press almonds onto sides and bottom and set aside.Using mixer cream together butter, Crisco and sugar.Add eggs, one at a time, continuing to beat.Gradually add flour and almond extract.Beat at high speed until butter is fluffy.Pour into pan.Bake for 1 hour. 
GLAZE:  Boil sugar and water for 1 minute.Remove from heat.Add almond extract.Pour over lukewarm cake.Leave cake in pan until it has cooled completely. 

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