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Boterkoek Dutch Buttercake

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Category: Cakes, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 2/3 c Sugar
  • 8 oz Unsalted butter; Med-hard
  • -consistency
  • 1 ts Almond extract
  • 1 pn Salt
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/2 Egg white
  • Slivered almonds; optional


Grease a 1 1/2 X 8" round cake pan and dust it with flour. Mix the flour,
baking powder and sugar. Cut in the butter. Make very sure that the butter
is neither too hard nor too soft (remove from fridge 1 hour before using.)
Mix well. Add almond extract, salt and egg yolk. Mix well or just grease
your hands and knead the dough, until it is very smooth. Place the dough
into the prepared pan and press down firmly. Brush the top generously with
the egg white. Slivered almonds may be placed on the top of the cake for
extra flavor. Bake 350 F. for 35 minutes. Allow to cool thoroughly before

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