Before starting this Almond, Vanilla & Cara Crakine Travel Cake recipe, organise all the necessary ingredients for the soft almond cake. For the soft almond biscuit: Place the butter in a saucepan... ... and place over high heat... ... until the butter starts boiling. Take the saucepan away from the heat. Set aside to cool. Make sure the butter doesn't set. We want the butter to cool down while keeping a liquid consistency. ...