You just will not get the marzipan to ooze into the cake batter if it starts off fridge-cold. In dire straits, I have cubed it and given it a quick whirl in the microwave. And if you wanted to replace the vanilla extract with the zest of an orange, I wouldn't mind in the slightest.
apple & almond cake~ it's astonishing how buttery this cake tastes, given that there is not a gram of butter in it. the flour is replaced with ground almonds - and cooked, cooled, pureed fruit provides moistness and flavour/nigella Recipe posted by Nigella
Lemon Polenta Cake 200g burro morbido più extra per stampo-200g zucchero-200g farina di mandorle-100g polenta 1½ cucchiaino lievito in polvere-3 uova-Zest di 2 limoni per lo sciroppo:-succo di 2 limoni-125g zucchero a velo panna montata o yogurt naturale,per servire (optional)
NYT Cooking: There is very little that needs to be said about a chocolate mousse cake. This one lives up to its name. It is gloriously intense. But the whisked egg whites ensure that it has a balancing lightness. A slice of it, with a smattering of fresh raspberries and a dollop of cream, or better still, sour cream, is the perfect finale. It may also invite a certain inele...