Almond Legend Cake ::xwcg89a Recipe
1/2 cup chopped almonds
1 package p.plus yellow cake mix
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup oil
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 whole almong
1/2 cup apricot preserves
2 1/2 tsp orange juice
Heat oven to 350F. Generously grease bundt or 10-inch tube pan. Gently
press 1/2 c. chopped almonds in bottom and half way up sides of pan.
In large bowl, combine cake mix, 1/2 c orange juice, water, oil,
almond extract and eggs at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes
at high speed. Stir in whole almond. Carefully pour batter into
prepared pan. Bake at 350F for 35-45 minutes or until toothpick
inserted in center comes out clean. cool upright in pan 10 min.;
invert onto serving plate. In small bowl, combine all glaze
ingredients;blend well. Spoon over warm cake. Cool completely. The
"Almond Legend" is that whoever gets the whole almond is assured of
good luck. From: Pillsbury "Best of the Bake Off Contest"
to Dessert Recipes
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Foods containing lycopene
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The chemical lypcopene is a simple coloring compound and member of the same family of phytochemicals as carotene. Lycopene is the agent responsible for the dark red colour of many foods.
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