Chocolate Almond Tea Cakes Recipe

English Almond Tea Cakes

For chocolate lovers—a fudgy chocolate cookie with a chocolate glaze.

30 min. prep time
1 1/2 dozen cookies
141 Rating



2/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon milk
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2 tablespoons finely chopped almonds


1/3 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon shortening
1/8 teaspoon almond extract


Heat oven to 350°F. Stir together flour, cocoa and baking powder in small bowl; set aside.

Combine sugar, butter, milk and 1/4 teaspoon almond extract in small bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture. Beat until well mixed. Stir in almonds.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely.

Melt chocolate chips, shortening and 1/8 teaspoon almond extract in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth (2 to 3 minutes). Dip tops of cookies in glaze. Let stand until glaze is firm (about 30 minutes).

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 100

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 50mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #10592©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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