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Fyrstekake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
HEIDI KVITEN

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter plus 1 tbsp. butter
2 egg yolks

FILLING
1 cup ground almonds
1 cup powder sugar
2 egg whites

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dry ingredients in bowl. Blend in butter with pastry blender or fingers till course. Beat in egg or egg yolks. Chill.
Prepare filling: Grind almonds once, then grind a second time with powdered sugar. Blend thoroughly with beaten egg whites until mixture is firm and smooth. Chill.

Place 2/3 of the chilled dough into a 6-8-inch round ungreased cake pan, covering bottom and slightly up sides. Spread almond mixture evenly over dough. Roll remainder of the dough in a circle to 1/8-inch thickness and cut into 8 strips, 1/2-inch wide. Lay four of the strips parrellel to each other across the top of the filling. Arrange remaining 4 strips, weaving to form a lattice pattern. Cut another 1/2-inch-wide strip and place around edge of cake. Bake at 375 degrees for 258-30 minutes, or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Bestemor used to make then when she would come for a visit. Such a treat!

 

 

 

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