|This cake smells as good as it looks and tastes!!|
1/2 C.soft butter
1 C. sugar
2 eggs at room temperature
2 C. flour
1 t. baking soda
1t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1 C. sour cream
1 t. almond extract
1/2 C. slivered almonds, optional ( you can use any nut meat you prefer or none)
1 can of cherry pie filling, whole berry cranberry sauce, or other fruit
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour or spray with Baker's Secret a tube or bundt pan, set aside.
Cream the butter until fluffy and add the sugar continue mixing and add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Measure the dry ingredients into a medium bowl and blend them together. Add them alternately with the sour cream to the butter mixture beating after each addition and ending with sour cream.
Cool completely before removing from the pan.
1 C. sifted powdered sugar
2 T. water
1/2 t. almond extract
Combine and stir until smooth. Drizzle over cake and store in a covered container until ready to serve.
Yield 12 servings.