*Use a golden butter recipe cake mix for best results. Preheat oven to 190ºC Grease and flour 2, 9x5 inch loaf pans. CRUST: Combine brown sugar and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until light and fluffy. Stir in toasted almonds and flour. Blend well. Divide and press evenly into pans. CAKE: Combine cake mix, eggs, water and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed for 4 minutes. Pour into pans. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until tested done. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Invert onto cooling racks, crust side UP. Cool completely. GLAZE: Combine powdered sugar, water and almond extract in small bowl. Stir until smooth. Add water 1 tbls at a time until glaze is desired consistency. Spoon over colled loaves. Sprinkle sliced almonds over top. TOASTED ALMONDS: To toast almonds, spread in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake at 160ºC for 6-8 minutes or until fragrant and light golden brown. Cool before chopping.