Almond squares

    Almond squares

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    3hr55min


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    About this recipe: These buttery bars are soft and incredibly moist. They contain almond paste, almond extract and flaked almonds. They are a must for all almond lovers.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 12 squares

    • 225g butter
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 1 egg, separated
    • 115g almond paste or marzipan
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 250g plain flour
    • 75g flaked almonds

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:3hr cooling  ›  Ready in:3hr55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk, almond paste and almond extract; beat until well blended. Stir in flour. Spread mixture into a 33x23x5cm or similar sized baking tin.
    3. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over entire surface of base and sprinkle with almonds. Bake for 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool thoroughly and cut into 5cm squares. Store in airtight containers.

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