1 cup real butter (no substitutions!) at room temperature
1 cups sugar
1 large or extra large egg
1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (can use vanilla but almond is so much better)
3 C flour, lightly spooned into measuring cups and leveled (don’t scoop it!)
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon saltCream butter and sugar until light and fluffy- about 2 minutes. Add in egg and extract and mix to incorporate.