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       Title: Easy Amaretto Cake
  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 1 servings
   1 1/2 c  Toasted almonds; chopped,
       1 pk Yellow cake mix
     1/2 c  Veg. oil
     1/2 c  Water
     1/2 c  Amaretto
       1 ts Almond extract
     1/2 c  Sugar
     1/4 c  Water
       2 tb Butter
     1/4 c  Amaretto
     1/2 ts Almond extract; divided
       1 sm Pkg. instant vanilla pudding
       4    Eggs
   Sprinkle 1 c. almonds into bottom of a well-greased and floured 10 tube
   pan; set aside.  Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, water,
     and almond extract in a mixing bowl; beat on low speed of an electric
     til dry ingred. are moistened. Increase speed to md, and beat 4 min.
     in remaining 1/2 c. almonds. Pour batter into prepared tube pan. Bake at
     325 for 1 hr. or til a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
     cake in pan 10-15 min.; remove from pan, and cool completely. Combine
     sugar, 1/4 c. water, and butter in a sm. saucepan; bring to a boil.
     heat to med., and gently boil 4-5 min., stirring occasionally, until
     dissolves. Remove from heat, and cool 15 min. Stir in 1/4 c. amaretto
       1/2 ts almond extract. Punch holes in top of cake with a wooden pick;
     slowly spoon glaze on top of cake, allowing glaze to absorb in cake.
     one 10-inch cake.