Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease 4-6 small cake tins or ramekins well with nonstick spray.
1 Cream the butter and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs one by one, beating continuously.
2 Sift the flour, baking powder and salt over the egg mixture. Add the almonds (or flour or polenta) and mix lightly. Add the milk and beat until just combined.