Almond Paste Sponge Cake

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 sheet

    • Difficulty

      Easy

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By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

Almond paste sponge cake is similar to almond flour sponge cake, but has an even more intense almond flavor. The techniques used to make it are straightforward: Almond paste is beaten with egg yolks and sugar, and then the mixture is folded with beaten egg whites. Because the cake is somewhat dense, it works better as a thin sheet cake than it does as a layer cake, and it can be used to make petits fours or