Almond cake



the residue of almonds from which oil has been expressed.
Contemporary Examples

Banana ice cream, frozen chocolate mousse, a web of spun sugar, almond cake, chocolate crunches.
High-Concept Desserts from Star Chefs Jennie Yabroff January 14, 2011

Historical Examples

I enclose ten shillings, and will send you the almond cake and potted lobster you ask for.
The Lighter Side of School Life Ian Hay

The almond cake is made of the plain white cake foundation, baked in two layers.
Dinners and Luncheons Paul Pierce

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    a creamy mixture of blanched almonds, sugar, and water, blended to a smooth paste and sieved. Contemporary Examples The surprise really came—wrong word, perhaps—with the almond milk. New York’s Naughtiest Show (Maybe Avoid the Front Row) Tim Teeman January 17, 2014 You can choose whatever base you want, but I usually go with two cups […]

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