I bring you Birdy's follow-up:
Cake concept from our favorite cake book. Which I see you can buy used for $3!
Fantastic almond cake recipe here. (Warning: uses weird canned product.) I made it in a sheet pan and baked it for less time.
World's best frosting here. I added 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Perfect.
Okay, a real recipe is coming soon. Also, is anyone interested in a step-by-step real-time recipe for/instruction in sourdough? I've become a little obsessed, and wanted to gauge your interest in such a topic.