I'm sure I've chosen a recipe from the Technicolor Kitchen before. This one looks good to me. We'll be making Swedish Visiting Cake.
We shall need:
200g superfine sugar + a little more for sprinkling
finely grated zest of 1 lemon
2 large eggs
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 vanilla bean, cut lengthwise, seeds scraped with the back of a knife – or use ½ teaspoon almond extract, as per the original recipe
140g all purpose flour
113g unsalted butter, melted and cooled
about ¼ cup sliced almonds (blanched or not)
I may skip the almonds I think!