1Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan or 10-inch angel food (tube) cake. Mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
2Beat sugar, butter, almond extract and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk on low speed. Pour into pan.
3Bake 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 40 minutes.