To get started on making a delicious, light almond cake on your own at home, you’ll want to grab all of the ingredients first. Double-check to be sure you have everything you need for this recipe on hand before diving in.
For this almond cake, you’ll need 2 cups of white sugar, 2 cups of flour, 2 ¼ teaspoons of baking powder, 2 ¼ teaspoons of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of salt, 3 eggs, ¾ cup of oil, 1 cup of milk, and 2 teaspoons of pure almond extract.
To make homemade almond whipped cream to top the cake, you’ll need 3 cups of heavy whipping cream and 1 teaspoon of pure almond extract. Or, if you prefer, you can utilize a store-bought whipped topping option. To top and decorate your cake, you’ll need one (2-ounce) package of sliced almonds, amounting to approximately ½ cup. In addition, you’ll need fresh berries such as blackberries to top the cake with fresh fruit.