Almond Sheet Cake

My family has an addiction to almond extract.The smell is seriously heavenly.My mom and I were exploring yummy recipes about a month or so ago and came across this recipe that we knew would be perfect for us.Let me introduce you to a slice of heaven.If you are like us, and love the flavor of almond extract, then this cake is for you!  It is a super most cake and the flavor is divine!Pin ItALMOND SHEET CAKErecipe from: Sweet and Savory by Sarah1 Cup Butter1 Cup Water2 Cups Flour2 Cups Sugar1 tsp. Baking Soda1/2 Cup Sour Cream2 Eggs1 1/2 tsp. Almond ExtractALMOND ICING1/2 Cup Butter1/4 Cup Milk3 1/2-4 Cups Powder Sugar1 tsp. Almond ExtractPreheat oven to 375 FIn a small sauce pan, add the water and butter and bring to a boil.  In your mixing bowl, add the flour and sugar. Pour the boiling water and butter mixture over the flour and sugar mixture.  Beat well.Add the baking soda.Add the Almond Extract.Add the Sour Cream.And the eggsMix again, scraping down the sides at least once. Pour the batter into a 9×13 or larger pan. Bake at 375 F for 20-25 minutes until the middle is set. Let the cake cook for 20-30 minutes before starting your icing. ALMOND ICINGBring the butter and milk to a boil in a small sauce pan. Add the remaining ingredients to a large mixing bowl.   Once the milk and butter are boiling, pour into the mixing bowl.  Stir until well mixed. Add more powder sugar if you need a thicker consistency.  It should be pourable though. Pour onto the cake and let sit for 20 minutes. Enjoy!Linking up to these parties and here 


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  1. I also love the taste of almond. I usually add almond extract to my pound cake to give it an extra kick. I am definitely saving this recipe for my next family dinner! Thank you!

  2. Not only your family, I love the smell and taste of almond extract, as well as my mother, for us is a must have almonds at home. I will bake this cake for her, I'm sure she will thank you very, very much.

  3. Does the cake need to be completely cool before you pour the icing on top? And can the cake be stored in the fridge for later serving? I'm curious to know if I can make this a day in advance of a party. It sure looks very yummy!

  4. yes the cake does need to be completely cool before pouring on the frosting. The cake can be stored in the fridge for later serving! Just cover it before putting it in! Let me know how it turns out for you!

  5. Is the frosting warm or cool when it's spread on the cake? Just wondering why you would have to make it during the last few minutes of baking, if the cake has to be completely cool before frosting it

  6. annnnnnd, pinned. my fam and i all also have a love for almond extract. we ran out at christmas and i thought the house was going to launch into a full blown meltdown. it is just so divine though…as per always, love your page. thank you for keeping things interesting and sharing with us! -meg@ clutzycooking.blogspot.com

  7. P.S. love the new layout!! i am trying to go through some changes myself, if you could check out my latest post and give me some (dear gosh, much needed) inspiration or feedback, i'd appreciate it. thanks and keep it real <3