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Ground Almonds ?? Yummy recipes in here :)

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Toast n Jelly, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a couple of lbs. of almonds and decided to grind them in the food processor, now what do I do with them lol?
    I'd really like to find a simple cake recipe using a cup or more of the ground almonds. Google has complicated recipes [​IMG] which I've spent a good part of the morning exploring but really, is it possible to make a simple cake and maybe cookies with the almonds?
     
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  2. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almond Flour Fudge Cake

    Cake:
    2 cups almond flour
    1 cup flour
    2 cups sugar
    1/2 cup cocoa - I like the Hershey's Special Dark
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    2 teaspoons baking soda
    1/2-teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoons vanilla
    1/3-cup oil
    4 eggs
    1-cup sour cream

    Frosting:
    1/2-cup butter – 1 stick – room temp
    1 large egg – room temp
    2/3 cup sugar
    8 ounces cream cheese – room temp
    1 teaspoons vanilla

    Preheat oven to 350° Spray a 9x13-inch cake pan with cooking spray.

    In a large bowl combine dry ingredients and stir well.

    Beat the eggs with the oil and the vanilla…add to the dry ingredients along with the sour cream and mix well. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out mostly clean and cake is firm to the touch. Do not over cook…cake should still be moist. Remove from the oven to a wire rack and cool completely.

    To Make Frosting:
    Beat butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add sweeteners and beat well scraping sides of bowl as needed.

    Add the egg and beat until very fluffy…beat in vanilla.

    Add softened cream cheese a little bit at a time beating until fluffy after each addition.
    Frost cake...store in frig.
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    Blueberry Muffins

    2-1/2 cups almond flour
    1-cup all-purpose flour
    3 teaspoons baking powder
    1/4-teaspoon salt
    1 cup sugar
    1-tablespoon vanilla
    2 eggs
    1/4-cup oil
    1/3-cup non-fat dry milk
    1-cup water

    Put all ingredients into mixer bowl and mix well.

    Line 18 muffin cups with paper liners and divide batter evenly between them.

    Drop 5 small to med size blueberries into the top of each muffin and poke them into the muffins with your finger.

    Bake at 350° for 22 to 24 minutes
     
  3. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the recipes Betty! I'm missing some ingred. and will go shopping tomorrow for them.
    [​IMG]
     
  4. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your welcome...let me know how you like them. I love the texture and taste that you get with almond flour, I'm curious to know how you like it.
     
  5. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    use them in a pie crust, pancakes, garnishes candy or make them into the filling they use in danish.. yummmm. i think it is only ground almonds and sugar.
     
  6. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yummmm! hehehe! okay I'm getting the idea now [​IMG]
     
  7. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do I have to do anything special if I want to eliminate the chocolate? Not a big fan of chocolate cake.
     
  8. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

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    You can make any cake you like and then frost it with a frosting that contains butter, cream cheese and ground almonds. [​IMG] If you ahve Pomegranate juice and chicken you can make Fesenjan. It is a meditteranean srew with ground almonds or walnuts. Served with rice, it is delicious!!!
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I think Almond Butter is way better than Peanut Butter.
     
  10. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Almond butter is great!
    So is cashew butter made with honey roasted cashews. [​IMG]
     

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