Fluffy Cake with Fruit Filling

Amount    

Measure        

Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1               

cup                 

butter -- softened

1 1/2         

cups               

granulated sugar

4                

whole             

eggs

1                

teaspoon       

almond extract

2                

cups               

all-purpose flour -- sifted

2                

teaspoons      

baking powder

21              

ounces            

pie filling -- use your favorite fruit pie filling

Heat oven to 350F.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs. Beat until light and fluffy. Add the almond extract. Stir in the flour and baking powder. Mix until smooth.

Butter a 13x9x2 inch pan. Spread the batter evenly in the buttered pan. Spoon pie filling onto the cake in 16 spots, spacing 4 spoonfuls evenly in each direction. Bake at 350F for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden and cake tests done.

The fruit filling will sink into cake while it bakes.

Makes 16 servings.

Per Serving: 248 Calories; 13g Fat (45.7% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 31g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 78mg Cholesterol; 192mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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