Egg and Toast Dessert (Almond Cake, Yogurt and Apricots)

The addition of almonds to this pound cake makes for a pleasingly nutty taste and texture. When you’re not trying to play a joke on your family, serve slices untoasted with a thin layer of jam.

Erica Policow

Egg and Toast Dessert (Almond Cake, Yogurt and Apricots)

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    1 1/2 cups flour 3 eggs, at room temperature
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon almond extract
    1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk
    2 sticks unsalted butter Plain yogurt
    1 1/2 cups sugar Canned apricot halves, in syrup
    1/2 cup almonds


    Prep: 20 min Total: More than 60 min
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line the bottom of a loaf pan with parchment paper. Grease the sides of the pan with butter. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.

    • 2

      Beat the butter and 1 cup of the sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the remaining ½ cup sugar and the almonds, and pulse until finely ground.

    • 3

      Add the eggs to the butter mixture one at a time, beating after each addition. Mix in the ground almonds.

    • 4

      In a separate bowl, combine the milk and almond extract. Add the milk mixture and the flour mixture to the butter mixture in 3 alternating additions, starting and ending with the flour mixture. Mix until the flour is just incorporated. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 60-75 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out mostly clean. Let cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

    • 5

      Slice the almond cake into 1/2-thick slices and toast until lightly browned. Top with a pat of butter. On a plate, spoon 2 tablespoons plain yogurt into an irregular circle shape. Set an apricot half slightly off center in the yogurt.

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