We've been having lots of April showers all up and down the state of California. All the better for beautiful May flowers.
The current weather and the anticipation of beautiful flowers had me looking for a shower cake to share with you.
The Household Searchlight Recipe Book suggests an almond cake for such joyous occasions. Just perfect for me who loves all almond desserts.
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Almond Shower Cake Recipe
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
2 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon almond extract
4 egg whites
Cream butter. Add sugar. Cream until smooth. Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Add alternately with milk to first mixture. Beat thoroughly. Add flavoring. Carefully fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into well-oiled layer cake pans. Bake in moderate oven (375 F.) about 20 minutes. Cool. Cover with white butter icing. Decorate as desired.