Here’s the Dessert Your Favorite Stars Will Eat at the Golden Globes — Get the Recipe!

01/07/2016 at 04:03 PM ET

Almond Cake
Iain Bagwell

Win or lose, stars like Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer (with her new boyfriend in tow) will all be treated to a show stopping meal at the Golden Globes on Sunday.

For the big event, the executive chef at L.A.’s Beverly Hilton Troy N. Thompson and the hotel’s executive pastry chef Thomas Henzi will prepare a four course dinner for nearly 1,300 guests.

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The stars will begin the feast with eggplant, bok choy, daikon, lotus and mustard greens with ginger dressing; a fillet of beef with marinara crust and slow-roasted black-garlic steelhead trout as the main course; salt-baked heirloom sweet potatoes with creamed-corn glaze as a vegetarian option; and finish with a variety of desserts.

So you can get a taste of the night, PEOPLE has the recipe for one of Henzi’s sweet confections. The simple, delicious almond cake is the perfect treat to snack on while listening to Ricky Gervais‘ (drunken) jokes – just add a glass of bubbly!

Thomas Henzi’s California Almond Cake
Makes: One 9-in. cake

16 oz. almond paste
1 cup butter, softened
1¾ cups sugar
⅓ cup triple sec
3 large eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
Sliced toasted almonds
Powdered sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350°. In the bowl of a stand mixer using the paddle attachment, cream together the almond paste, butter and sugar on medium-high speed for 2 minutes.
2. Reduce speed to medium-low, and slowly add the triple sec and eggs. Do not overmix.
3. Sift together the flour and baking powder; add to butter mixture and mix only until blended.
4. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9-in. springform pan. Bake for 45 minutes. Cover the cake with foil to prevent over-browning, and bake for another 30 to 35 minutes.
5. Allow the cake to cool in the pan, and turn out onto a platter. Sprinkle with sliced almonds and powdered sugar before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour 20 minutes

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The 73rd annual Golden Globes air Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

—Ana Calderone, @anacalderone

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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