Friday, October 7, 2011

Almond Cake

Plain flour:  1 1/2cups
Eggs: 4 nos
Powdered sugar: 1cup
Milk: 4 tbsp
Veg Oil: 3/4 cup
Vanilla essence: 1/2 tsp
Almond essence: 1/2 tsp
Baking powder: 2 tsp
Baking soda: 1/2 tsp
Salt: 1/4 tsp
Almond sliced: 3/4 cup

Sieve together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda,  for 2-3 times. Beat eggs in a bowl till smooth. Add sugar and beat well. Pour oil , almond essence and vanila essence, mix well. Add the flour little by little, Add the milk and beat until the batter turns to a ribbon consistency. Add 1/2 cup almond slices to the batter and mix well with a wooden spoon. Preheat the oven to 170 degree C. Grease the pan with oil and sprinkle with flour. Pour the mixture to the baking tray.  t Add the balance almond slices to the top of the batter.  Transfer the batter to oven and bake for about 35-40 minutes. Insert a skewer into the center, if its come out clean, Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack.