This Almond Torte has the perfect combination of an inside of sweet, chewy goodness and a topping of sweet, crunchy, almonds. This delicious, moist, torte is perfect as a brunch/breakfast treat or dessert or anytime!
In mixing bowl beat butter for 2 minutes until creamy.
Add in 1 1/2 C sugar and beat for four minutes until fluffy.
Add in eggs and extract. Beat on high until combined.
Add flour and beat until combined. Batter will be thick.
Line bottom of 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper (trace around the pan onto parchment and cut out circle) Lightly spray the pan.
Pour batter into prepared pan and sprinkle with almonds and 1 Tbsp sugar mixed together.
Sprinkle with sugar and almond mixture and bake at 350 for 35 minutes and then cover with foil and bake 5-7 more minutes so that center is set.
Top will be be light brown and crispy on edge.
Cool completely before slicing and serving. It will be slightly gooey in the middle until cooled.
Instead of a 9 inch springform pan, you can also use a 9 inch round cake pan instead. You will just need to slice and serve it from the cake pan.Keep any leftovers in an airtight container in refrigerator. This almond torte also freezes really well.