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Raspberry-almond crumb cake


Recipe Description
This is great for an afternoon tea with the ladies.
So pretty and delicate.

I use xylitol (keep away from dogs!)
With sugar free jam and granular Splenda:
Per Serving: 234 Calories; 21g Fat; 6g Protein; 9g
Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 7g Net Carbs

Makes 8 servings
Can be frozen​
Preparation Steps:
Level of Difficulty:
Easy​
Time Needed:
Ingredients:
3 1/2 ounces almond
flour, 3/4 cup plus 2
tablespoons
1/3 cup granular
Splenda *
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cold butter,
cut into small cubes

1/2 teaspoon baking
powder
1/4 teaspoon baking
soda
1/3 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons heavy
cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg

3 ounces cream
cheese
2 tablespoons
granular Splenda or
equivalent liquid
Splenda
1/8 teaspoon almond
extract
1 egg white

1/3 cup sugar free
raspberry jam (or
flavor of your
choice)
3/4 ounce sliced
almonds, 2
tablespoons​
Serves:
Directions:
In a medium bowl, mix the almond flour, 1/3 cup
granular Splenda and salt; cut in the butter until
you get coarse crumbs. Reserve 1/2 of the crumb
mixture for the topping and keep chilled until
needed.

To the remaining nut mixture, add the baking
powder, baking soda, sour cream, heavy cream,
vanilla and whole egg. Beat on medium speed with a
mixer until blended. Spread in greased 8-inch round
cake pan.

In the same mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, 2
tablespoons granular Splenda or equivalent liquid,
almond extract and the egg white on medium speed
until smooth. Spread evenly over the batter in the
pan. Top with dollops of jam. Sprinkle the reserved
topping and sliced almonds over the top. Bake at
350º 30 minutes, or until the cake springs back
when lightly touched. Cool before serving.​
 

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is there a way to make it with real sugar - i love anything raspberry but cannot havev artificial sweeteners they mess with me neurologically ( make my fibro nerve pain worse)

would you just use the same amount of sugar in place of the artifical type of stuff ??
 

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Yes, granular Splenda is measured cup for cup. Just use regular sugar in the stated amounts.
 

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thanks !!!
 
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