This Orange Almond Teacake is made from the same recipe as the Orange Almond Madeleines. In fact the madeleines. which we used as a petit four we thought of after we did the cake. They are not only a wonderful addition to a petit four tray but can also be arranged as a flower for presentation.
What makes this recipe a bit different from the original is the use of my almond paste in this Orange Almond Teacake. A teacake is usually a simple, one layer, uniced cake. While originally eaten with a cup of tea, coffee or nothing is fine in the states. The almond paste in this cake keeps it moist for days. The crumb of this cake is very close, not exactly dense but not exactly light either. Continue reading