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  • Odense Almond Paste

    Odense Almond Paste is manufactured in Denmark, using the finest California almonds that have been blanched, mixed with sugar, and rolled through Italian millstones. Adding the delicate flavor of almonds can make an ordinary recipe extraordinary.

Almond Pound Cake

Almond Pound Cake Recipe
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10 servings


9 x 5 inch loaf pan:
20 minutes to assemble
70-75 minutes to bake
Mini loaf pan, bake 22-25 minutes
Bundt pan:
20 minutes to assemble
50-60 minutes to bake

  • 1-7 oz box Odense Almond Paste, grated
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Grease and flour loaf pans or bundt.
2. Using an electric mixer set on a medium speed, beat grated Almond Paste, sugar and butter until well mixed.
3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition. Beat on high until light and fluffy.
4. Sift the flour with the baking powder and add to batter alternately with milk. Beat on low until just combined and smooth. Do not over-mix, or cake will be tough.
5. Fill mini loaf pan 1/2 full and add rest of batter to large loaf pan. Bake mini loaf pan for 22-25 minutes and large loaf pan 70-75 minutes, or until toothpick inserted near middle pulls out clean. For bundt pan, bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted near middle pulls out clean.
6. Cool cake, still in pan, on wire rack for 5 minutes. Un-mold carefully and finish cooling on rack before cutting.

1 - 9 x 5 inch loaf pan plus 1 mini loaf pan, or
1- 10 inch bundt pan


After completely cooled, wrap in plastic wrap. The cake will last 3 days at room temperature or one week if refrigerated.


Wrap first in plastic and then with foil. Freeze for up to one month.


Almond Pound Cake

Almond Pound Cake

Nutrition Facts:*



FAT: 25g


SODIUM: 200mg 

CARBS: 50g



*Nutrition Facts are estimates only.  For questions or specific information, email

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