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Peach and Almond Teacakes

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 40 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Yield: 8 portions 1x

Description

A delectable sweet treat, ideal for afternoon tea


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Ingredients

  • For the Cake:
  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter, chilled
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 additional egg yolks
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp salt
  • C sugar
  • C cake flour
  • For Icing:
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • 8 tbsp butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 2 1/2 C powdered sugar
  • Garnish:
  • 2 sliced peaches

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cut butter up into pieces and allow to sit at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix eggs, yolks, almond and vanilla extract until well-combined.
  3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and make sure rack is placed in middle of oven.
  4. Grease and flour a 9x5 loaf pan.
  5. Using a mixer set to high, beat butter until creamy, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Continue mixing on medium while slowly adding sugar and mix for 1 minute.
  7. Increase speed to high again and continue to mix until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  8. Reduce speed to medium again and slowly add egg mixture until fully incorporated.
  9. Mix now on high for 3 minutes,
  10. Sift flour over mixture in 3-4 step: while folding flour into batter, using spatula until all flour is folded in.
  11. Pour mix into prepared pan and smooth top.
  12. Bake until golden brown and toothpick comes out clean (about an hour and 10 minutes).
  13. Remove from oven and allow to cool on wire rack for 15 minutes before removing from pan.
  14. Allow to cool completely for at least 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  15. To make frosting:
  16. Place cream cheese and butter into mixing bowl and mix until soft and fluffy (about 5 minutes)
  17. Add extract and powdered sugar and mix on low for 1 minute until sugar is combined. Turn onto high and mix for 3 minutes
  18. To assemble:
  19. Slice cake and layer with icing and fresh cut peaches or simply place cake on plate and top with sliced peaches and a dollop of icing.

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