• Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup toásted ground álmonds
  • 1 1/4 cups sifted áll purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp báking powder
  • pinch sált
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups sugár
  • 1 tsp vánillá extráct
  • 1 tsp álmond extráct
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp lemon zest finely minced
  • 2 cups smáll grápes
  1. Instructions
  2. Greáse á 10 inch spring form pán ánd line the bottom with párchment páper for eásy releáse of the cáke áfter it is báked. Preheát oven to 325 degrees F.
  3. Sift together the ground álmonds, flour, báking powder ánd sált ánd set áside.
  4. Creám together the butter, sugár, vánillá extráct ánd álmond extráct until light ánd fluffy.
  5. Beát in the eggs one át á time, then stir in the lemon zest.
  6. Mix in the dry ingredients until the bátter is smooth ánd spreád the it evenly into the prepáred pán.
  7. Pláce smáll grápes áll over the surfáce of the bátter ábout á 1/4 inch (6mm) ápárt. ány váriety of smáll grápe will work or you cán use smáll pitted cherries or lárge blueberries insteád. Do not push them into the bátter just drop them onto the surfáce.
  8. Báke for ábout 50-60 minutes or until evenly brown on top ánd á wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out cleán. Cool in the pán for 20 minutes before releásing the cáke ánd cooling on á wire ráck. If you áre serving the cáke wárm, you should still wáit the 20 minutes to állow it to settle before cutting.