French Style Almond Saffron Cake is a Mediterranean dessert. Watching your figure? This lacto ovo vegetarian recipe has 407 calories, 8g of protein, and 26g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 12. For 94 cents per serving, this recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements...Read More
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour 2 (8 inch) round cake pans and set aside.
Heat milk on medium heat, add orange zest and saffron, bring to a gentle simmer and take off heat.
Sift flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
Using a stand mixer cream butter and almond paste for 5 minutes. I cut up the almond paste to smaller pieces and added to mixer.
Add confectioners sugar and beat till fluffy.
Add in eggs, one at a time.
Add in flour and sour cream alternately.
Gently pour in saffron mixture and mix well.
Divide batter between both prepared pans and bake for 30/40 minutes, test for doneness with a cake tester. I baked mined for 40 minutes.
Serve with berries or dusted with confectioners sugar.