Springtime Petits Fours
- Using a serrated knife, cut pound cake into 1x1-inch chunks. Cut cake chunks into 1x1x1/2-inch pieces. Spread a small amount of jam between the of each square to create 3 layers mini cakes. Place stacked cakes on a wire rack set over waxed paper.
- For icing, in a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, the 1 tablespoon milk, and almond extract. Stir in 2 to 3 teaspoons additional milk to make of thin glazing consistency. If desired, tint with food coloring.
- Spoon icing over tops of cake squares. Sprinkle with decorative candies. Let stand until icing is set.