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Blueberry Cheesecake Galette

Blueberry Cheesecake Galette

I love pie, but struggle to make decent pie crust.  Usually I stick with the pre-made crust that you throw in a pie pan, fill and bake.  A galette is somewhere between a pie and a tart, no crimping, or special pan…..my kind of pie! […]

Coca Cola Cake

Coca Cola Cake

While working at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, a coworker shared the recipe for this amazing Coca Cola Cake.  My friend Beth was definitely one of the best bakers I have ever encountered, and I probably have more of her recipes in my collection than […]

5 Minute Almond Cake

5 Minute Almond Cake

almond cakeGet your pen and paper ready, mark your calendar, this may be the BEST recipe I ever post.  My mom kept telling me about this super easy almond cake recipe she discovered that took 5 minutes to throw together, 40 minutes to cook and no time to eat.  My dad could hardly wait for her to remove it from the oven!  I couldn’t imagine that anything that easy would taste so good, I stand corrected.  Let me say that again, I STAND CORRECTED!almond cake #4

Small but mighty, don’t underestimate this fun-sized little cake.  Loaded with intense almond flavor, it was delicious served with sliced strawberries and whipped cream.almond cake #2The first couple of times I made the 5 Minute Almond Cake, I completely forgot to sprinkle with powdered sugar. I’ve now experienced it both ways, and I’m here to tell you, either way is great.  Keep these 6 ingredients on hand at all times for a definite crowd pleaser.

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5 Minute Almond Cake


1 stick butter

2 eggs

1 cup all purpose flour

1 cup sugar

2 teaspoon almond extract

2 tablespoon sliced almonds

powdered sugar (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F, spray 8 inch pie or cake pan with nonstick spray
  2. Melt butter in microwave in glass bowl
  3. Beat eggs, one at a time, into melted butter using whisk
  4. Add flour, sugar and almond extract mixing well (batter will be thick)
  5. Pour batter into 8 inch cake pan and sprinkle sliced almonds over the top
  6. Bake 40-45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean in the center
  7. Sprinkle powdered sugar over the top before serving, if desired

Kudos, Memommy for an awesome recipe!!!