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Mandeltorte (Almond Torte) Recipe Recipe

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Victoria Stroink
Added: Friday, November 7, 2008


1 c Sugar
1/2 ts Almond Extract
6 Egg Yolks
7 Egg Whites
1 Lemon, Juice & Rind Only
1 ts Cinnamon
1 c Unblanched Almonds, Ground
1/2 c Toasted Bread Crumbs
Lemon Orange Custard Filling
Confectioner's Sugar, Sifted

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. All ingredients must be at room
temperature (70 degrees F) before starting. Sift the flour. Beat the
egg yolks. Gradually add the sugar to the egg yolks. Beat until
creamy. Add the lemon rind, lemon juice, cinnamon, ground almonds,
bread crumbs and almond extract. Whip the egg whites until stiff but
not dry. Fold the egg whites lightly into the batter. Pour the batter
into 2 (8") ungreased layer cake pans. Bake about 20 minutes. Cool.
Carefully (!) remove from the pans. Spread Lemon Orange Custard
filling between the layers. Sprinkle sifted confectioner's sugar over
the top.




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