Buongiorno a tutti! Welcome everyone and thanks for stopping by! In a couple minutes, I will show you how to make a Torta di Mandorla which is Italian for Almond Olive Oil cake. There will be step by step pictures and simple instructions to make this delicious plate. Well what are we waiting for? Andiamo!

Step 1: Ingredienti

The ingredients you will be needing are:
1 cup all-purpose flour;
1/2 cup almond flour (blanched or naturel);
1 1/2 tsp of baking powder;
1 tsp of salt;
3 eggs;
3/4 granulated sugar;
1/2 cup + 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil;
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract;
1/4 tsp pure almond extract;
Grated zest of 1 lemon.

At the end, there is an optional glaze for the cake to which the ingredients are:

2 tbsp unsalted butter;
1 cup confectioner's butter;
3 tbsp of milk;
Few drops of lemon juice;
1/2 cup sliced, blanched almonds, toasted and cooled;
Yum yum

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