The versatile almond pairs exceptionally well with both fruit and chocolate, but is also amazing in desserts all on its own. These recipes incorporate the sweet nut into a variety of confections including cakes, pies, ice cream and cupcakes.
Swedish Princess Cupcakes
A beautiful green top of marzipan covers soft yellow cake, whipped cream and raspberry jam, in this cupcake take on the cake classic.
Find the recipe at On a Sweet Sugar Rush
This almond cake gets its creamy center with vanilla pastry cream baked into the center.
Find the recipe at Lottie + Doof
Marzipan & Pear Cupcakes With Caramel Buttercream
Marzipan gives these cupcakes a sweet almond flavor, and caramel adds the right amount of saltiness to buttercream frosting.
Find the recipe at Sweetapolita
Rustic Apricot Tart With Almond Crust
Fresh apricots lend the right tartness to a sweet almond crust.
Find the recipe at In Sock Monkey Slippers
White Chocolate & Almond Amaretto Cheesecake
Creamy, white chocolate cheesecake is flavored with almond and amaretto and baked atop a graham cracker and almond crust.
Find the recipe at Cozy Country Living
Almond And Chocolate Frangipane Tart
The chocolate in this tart bakes up like a brownie topped with toasted almonds.
Find the recipe at Dessert First
Cream Cheese Almond Cookies
Cream cheese adds the perfect flavor to these buttery almond cookies.
Find the recipe at Oh Sweet Day!
Lemon & Almond Cake
Fresh lemon juice adds brightness to a buttery almond cake.
Find the recipe at The Repressed Pastry Chef
Cherry Delicious Almond Cake
Cherry and almonds are a match made in heaven in this moist, fluffy cake.
Find the recipe at Renee's Kitchen Adventures
Frosty Almond Joy Cups
This frozen take on the Almond Joy candy bar has an Oreo cookie crust!
Find the recipe at Easy Baked
Coffee-Almond Ice Cream
Creamy, coffee ice cream gets a crunch from toasted almonds.
Find the recipe at A Whisk And A Spoon
Almond Lace Cookies
These crispy, paper-thin cookies are loaded with almonds and brown sugar.
Find the recipe at Brown Eyed Baker
This moist cake contains only 5 ingredients-- two of which are almonds and fresh clementines.
Find the recipe at Smitten KitchenThis post was originally published on My Cupcake Addiction - Elise Strachan