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Taste of the County: Lemon Almond Pound Cake

Lemon Almond Pound Cake

The almond milk in this cake is a pretty awesome ingredient. The sugar in the cake helps temper the flavour of the milk, and the almond in it actually perfumes the cake in a pretty amazing way.

This pound cake has an incredibly rich flavour and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Deliciously decadent.

Believe me, it’s a keeper!

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup sugar
2 lemons, zested
3/4 cup almond milk (I used unsweetened @udderlynutsalmond milk)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 Tbsp Disaronno liqueur

For the Glaze:

2 C powdered sugar
2 Tbsp almond milk
2  tsp of lemon extract
1  tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup sliced almonds

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350° F and coat a large loaf pan with baking spray.

Add the flour, salt, baking powder, sugar and lemon zest, then stir.

In a second bowl add the almond milk, vegetable oil, eggs, lemon and vanilla extract.

Whisk together the wet and dry ingredients until just combined.

Bake for 60 minutes. Let cool completely before removing from pan.

To make the glaze add the lemon and vanilla extract to the powdered sugar.

Add the glaze to the cooled loaf and top with sliced almonds.

Enjoy a slice with an almond milk latte.

*N.B. —
T
he almond milk is sold by Gina @udderlynutsalmondmilk

You can find her on Instagram.

This is by far the best almond milk I have tasted. I encourage you to try this product if you enjoy dairy-free milk.

It’s perfect for baking, cooking or just enjoying in a smoothie or latte.

On Instagram: 
Click here to find more delicious recipes at @rbm_cooking

Photos by Rosa Basile-Marrello

One Comment

  1. This looks so tasty! A slice with a cup of coffee or tea or a glass of almond milk would hit the spot!

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