Almond Skillet Coffee Cake

3/4 cup butter
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Pinch salt
1 tablespoon almond extract
1/2 cup sliced almonds
2 teaspoons sugar

Melt butter; cool. Add sugar and beaten eggs, one at a time. Add flour, salt and extract. Mix well, Pour into 9-10-inch foil lined skillet. Leave excess foil lapping. Sprinkle almonds over mixture. Press almonds with a fork into mix. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons sugar over almonds. Bake at 350F 30-40 minutes. Remove cake from skillet and cool completely before removing foil. The iron skillet is the secret to this recipe. Let cool before serving for best taste. Slice into 1/2 inch pieces Serve with coffee.

Serves 8-10

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana