Thursday, April 21, 2011

Eddie's Almond Roll Again~

Just because..we enjoy it so much case you missed it the first time around..and the first time..I didn't have the sweet butterflies I saw at la Casserole Carrée..that beautiful food blog I have raved about..She didn't use them on this dessert but I thought they would work~You toast the almonds and make a little melted chocolate body on wax paper stick the wings in and there you have them..I scattered some on the cake pedestal..I don't know if that is how Mme.Carrée made hers..It's my take.

It's like a cookie cake:)
It could even work for Easter..

You can find the recipe and past photos here~

But it's lovelier as a tea time treat I think..This is a keeper recipe:)
I would like to wish you joy in your heart for Easter~and Passover~♥


  1. Monique, the butterflies are adorable. They make the cake more gorgeous, if that is possible, since it's really lovely already.

    I hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter weekend.

  2. How beautiful! I think I'll try this for our Easter dessert.

  3. Monique, anyway your way is easy..and I like it!!Thank you!!

    May you and your family spend a wonderful Easter, hugs, Flavia

  4. How exquisite....and I love that name.."eddie"♥
    I'll have to make this for him too!
    A blessed Easter to you and your family too.

  5. I love the butterflies . And the cake looks delicious! I will make the butterflies one day cute :))

  6. Monique, this is absolutely perfect..and beautiful. I just printed and will be making this tomorrow. I can hardly wait.
    Thank you!

    I hope you and your family have a blessed Easter weekend.

  7. Monique, the butterfly idea is precious. I'm going to make some of these. I'll definitely make the almond roll. Thanks for sharing.
    Sending my best wishes to you and your family for a joyous Easter. ~ Sarah

  8. Happy Easter my dear friend...
    This almond roll looks amazing!

  9. I love your little almond winged creatures~ They are so delightful. This cake sounds divine!
    Happy Easter to you!

  10. Dear Monique, I'm not sure who Eddie is, but I know I'd love the almond roll. And the cute flutterby.

    Happy Easter!

  11. I hope it turns out well for all of you..

    Shel..Yes it can be YOUR EDDIE:)

    But truth is..Eddie was a dear friend of my first adult life manager's....She was an amazing manager.. and I considered her a mentor.When she passed her son had a celebration of her life at her husband and I were of the desserts served was this..lovingly made by her friend Eddie..Eddie was gracious enough to call me shortly after with the recipe..I've not seen her since..But I remember that day..which was so loving.. every time I make it.
    It's a sentimental dessert to me.:)
    My husband always says it tastes like a fine pastry shop:)
    I brought a piece to my friend.. w/ an individual butterfly on it..It really does make the little serving more of a special offering..
    Enjoy making those also~
    Thanks for your Easter wishes:)

  12. Looks yum! I love the little almond "flowers" on top

  13. I remember saving it the first you posted it! Sadly, I still haven't made it but thank you for the reminder :) I love the butterflies flying above. So much talent out there!

    Joyeuse Pâques to you and your family, Monique!

  14. I hate to bake, but I want to bake something, just so I can make those cute butterflies!

  15. I love it when people repost things, I wasn't even a blogger then (didn't even know what the word meant!) This looks so moist and fabulous and I adore almond. Those darling butterflies are just wonderful. At first I thought you had purchased them. They would be so easy to make and fun for so many things. Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful Easter weekend.

  16. Bzzzzzzzzzz! Génial! Je vais essayer...
    Gros bisous à vous tout en vous souhaitant de joyeuses fêtes.

  17. Monique...a beautiful, touching story to it...indeed a keeper...thank you for sharing.
    A Blessed Good Friday to you.
    Shel x

  18. Monique, I had to come over and tell you that last night as I was falling asleep I pictured a white cabbage for the summer! Isn't that amazing that you had already made that and I love the idea of a baby tucked in the center. I will try that. Happy Easter to you too.

  19. Your cake looks delightful, M!
    Best wishes for Happy Easter to you and your family, many blessings!

  20. Oh, just divine. I am in dire need of sugar these days!;)
    And that cuuute bunny too... I love it!!!
    Blessings to you and your family, Monique.
    Monica xo

  21. Will definitely make the Almond Roll; love the story behind the recipe - remembering someone special. Making some cupcakes for giveaways this Easter and they will be topped with your Butterflies!

    Blessings to you and your family this Easter and always.

  22. Monique, you always have the best finishing touches. Love he butterflies.


  23. this looks like a lovely lovely almond roll..the cvute butterflies ncluded and it just says Easter all over. I agree, for teatime...perfect. How will I do it...I don't have an oven here at Coin Perdu?will save it for when I return to the Loire house..

  24. What a genius idea, using almonds for butterflies...! Your almond roll looks very elegant, Monique, you've done a fantastic job. I wish you and your family a Happy Easter :).

  25. The butterflies are sooo sweet! The almond roll looks delicious. I love anything with almonds. Hope you are having a great Easter weekend!

  26. Joyful Easter best wishes to you and your family, Monique. Your sweet little butterflies are adorable.

  27. I keep coming back to this post - the cake has me salivating every time I see it. I'm an almond-lover... I'm going to have to make this soon. I absolutely adore the butterflies!!

  28. Thank you for reposting this recipe; I missed it the first time around and almost the second time. Looks and sounds wonderfu; a keeper.

  29. This looks delicious! The butterflies are adorable - I wish I'd seen this earlier as it would have made a lovely Easter dessert.

  30. Oh my, that looks so good and your little butterflies are so sweet!! I love this! xxoo

  31. Without the butterflies this would be a delicious looking cake. With them, it is elevated to a spring fantasy. I love anything almond. Thanks!