Almond Shamah Chiffon


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    12 to 14

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

I dedicate this cake to my longtime friend David Shamah, who asked me to create a golden chiffon with almonds in a traditional layer cake pan. The solution to this challenge was to add a little more flour and less liquid in the batter for increased structure. A flavorful syrup brushed on after baking makes the cake perfectly moist and tender. Wondra flour makes it lighter than air, but cake or all-purpose flour still produces a light cake. The raspberry whipped cream perfectly complements i