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Best-Ever Had Nestlé Chip Almond Cake

Best-Ever Had Nestlé Chip Almond CakeThis cake will quickly become one of your favorites! Created by Maria Samperi of Northford, CT, this chocolate dessert, with its Amaretto glaze, is a perfect addition to any party or family get-together.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup (1/2 of an 8-ounce can) almond paste, crumbled
1/2 teaspoon almond extract *
6 large eggs
1 (8-ounce) container dairy sour cream
2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

Amaretto Glaze (recipe below)
Garnish with NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Lightly grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® pan.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
  3. Beat butter, granulated sugar, almond paste and almond extract in large mixer bowl on medium speed until mixture is light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with sour cream. Stir in morsels. Pour batter into prepared Bundt® pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes; invert onto wire rack to cool completely. Drizzle top with Amaretto Glaze. Garnish with morsels, if desired.
  5. For Amaretto Glaze: Combine 1 cup sifted powdered sugar and 4 teaspoons amaretto or milk in small bowl; stir. Add enough additional amaretto or milk to make glazing consistency.

Makes 12 servings.

*May substitute almond extract with vanilla extract.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.