Almond Cakes With Fresh Fruit
Cakes Fruit Almonds
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:03:33 AM. Recipe ID 27569. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Almond cakes with fresh fruit
Yield: 4 Servings
18 tb (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted
-butter; room temperature
3/4 c Plus 2 tablespoons
1 lg Egg
2 lg Egg yolks
1 tb Freshly squeezed lemon juice
-plus zest of 1 lemon
1 1/2 ts Pure vanilla extract
1 3/4 c All-purpose flour
1/3 c Finely ground blanched
-almonds; (1 ounce)
2 c Assorted summer fruit such
-peaches, and figs
Confectioners' sugar for
4 Sprigs mint for garnish;
1. Heat oven to 325. Butter eight 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch brioche molds;
set aside. In electric mixer, combine butter and 3/4 cup granulated
sugar; beat on medium until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in whole
egg and yolks until combined. Beat in lemon zest and vanilla until
2. Add flour and almonds; combine. Spoon batter into prepared molds,
banging bottoms to compact batter. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Reduce heat
to 300; bake until golden, 5 to 10 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.
3. Slice fruit into bite-size pieces, and toss with remaining 2
tablespoons granulated sugar and lemon juice. Let fruit stand 5 to 10
minutes. Dust cakes with confectioners' sugar. Serve with fruit and
garnish with mint.
If you prefer, bake in a nine inch cake pan for 45 minutes.
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