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Dutch Almond Boetercake

This is a simple, very tasty cake, that's big on almond flavour and similar to shortbread.
2-cups flour
1-tsp baking powder
2/3-cup sugar
8-oz unsalted butter, remove from fridge 1-hr before using
1 -tsp almond extract
1-pinch of salt
1-egg yolk
-egg white
Sliced almonds

Dutch Almond Boetercake

Preheat oven to 325
Grease a 1 x 8 round cake pan and dust with flour
Mix the flour, baking powder and sugar
Cut in the butter
Mix well
Add the almond extract, salt and egg yolk
Mix well until very smooth (grease hands and knead dough)
Place the dough into the prepared pan and press down firmly
Brush top generously with the egg white
Place sliced almonds over top
Bake at 325 for 30 minutes
Cool before cutting