2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar for dusting cake
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt pan (a coated
pan needs only to be sprayed).
To make the filling: Grate the almond paste into a medium bowl.
Add blueberries, flour and lemon rind. Mix well and set aside.
To make the cake: Sift the flour with the baking powder, baking soda and
salt. Set aside.
Beat together the butter and sugar until smooth.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each one. Scrape down
the bowl and beat until light and fluffy.
Mix in the vanilla extract.
Add the sifted flour to the creamed ingredients, alternately with the sour
cream, ending with flour.
Spoon 1/3 of the batter into the Bundt pan and top with one half of the
reserved blueberry mixture.
Repeat with 1/3 batter, topping with remaining berries and ending with batter.
Bake for 45 minutes or until cake is a deep golden color and wooden pick
inserted near center comes out clean.
Cool on wire rack for 20 minutes.
Gently loosen the sides of cake with a thin spatula and invert on the wire
rack to finish cooling.
Dust with confectioners' sugar to serve.
Makes one 10-inch Bundt cake.
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Reprinted with permission from Andre Prost, Inc., Odense Almond Paste