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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

FRUIT ALMOND CAKE


INGREDIENTS:
1 box white cake mix,
3 eggs,
1/2 cup vegetable oil,
3/4 cup water,
1 teaspoon almond extract,
1/2 teaspoon rum extract,
1 teaspoon orange zest,
2 cups mix dried fruits (apples,dates,papaya,raisins, golden raisins) and sliced almonds,
1 tablespoon powder sugar for dusting;
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly butter and flour the baking dish, set aside. In a mixing bowl beat cake mix, eggs, oil and water; add vanilla, rum, orange zest and dried fruits + almonds. Mix well. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish and bake for 45 minutes. (normally is for 30 to 35 minutes but additional 10 minutes will give the cake a better look and texture...)
Let cool, dust with powder sugar, slice and serve!
Enjoy!
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5 comments:

  1. yum yum ! I adore almonds and mixed with fruit it s even more delicious!

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  2. Nina, this cake looks so soft and tasty. I like combinations with fruits. Kisses my dear!

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  3. Look soft and delious with fruits, I love it...
    A kiss

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  4. This looks so good and fine!!
    you're a very good cook--is it right?--

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  5. thank you Snooky, Maria, Mar, Michela for visit and lovely comments! xo

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