Almond Pound Cake Topped with Strawberries in Lemon Syrup
Almond Pound Cake Topped with Strawberries in Lemon Syrup
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  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup whole almonds about 1/4 pound, to toast, place on baking sheet in oven at 350 F for about 10 minutes, flipping once at 5 minutes to toast evenly, toasted, and then cooled
    • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 4 in large eggs if you need to warm quickly, place eggs a bowl of warm water to help speed it up, room temperature
    • 1 1/4 cups superfine granulated sugar castor sugar - if you don't have it, just use regular granulated - doesn't change texture significantly
    • 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1 1/2 sticks, melted and cooled
    • 1/3 cup milk
    • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2 ounces
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
    • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 2 pounds strawberries tops trimmed and quartered lengthwise
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 cups chilled heavy cream

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 785 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 44 g 67.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 22 g 110.23%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 98 mg 32.55%
    • Sodium: 237 mg 9.88%
    • Calcium: 134 mg 13.38%
    • Potassium: 399 mg 11.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 95 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.73%
    • Sugar: 73 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 24.49%
    • Vitamin C 111.56%
    • Vitamin D 8.38%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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