- ¼ cup (60 mL) butter*, softened
- ½ cup (125 mL) sugar*
- 2 eggs*
- ¼ tsp. (1 mL) almond extract
- ¾ cup (180 mL) all purpose flour*
- 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) slivered almonds, broken up
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in almond extract. Add flour and blend until batter is smooth.
Drop pieces of slivered almonds into buttered and floured mini-muffin moulds and pour batter on top.
Bake in the centre of the oven for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cakes comes out clean.
Set the moulds on a cake rack to cool.
SuggestionIn an airtight container, these cupcakes will keep 2 days at room temperature or 2 weeks in the freezer.
* We recommend Selection and Irresistibles products.
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