Sunday, October 9, 2011

Nummy GF Cake - Passing on a recipe

St. James’ Almond Cake
Butter a 9″ round spring-form pan and sprinkle lightly with ground almonds and pre-heat oven to 350F.
A. In an electric beater, beat:
7 egg whites -adding 1/2 cup sugar, a pinch of cream of tartar. Beat until stiff but not dry. Set aside.
B. In separate mixing bowl beat: 7 egg yolks, 1 tsp. grated lemon rind, 1 tsp. grated orange rind, and 1/2 cup sugar. Beat until light and lemon colored. Fold in 1 cup ground almonds and 1 tblsp. orange liqueur.
C. Add a little of the beaten egg whites to the almond mixture to loosen batter. Then fold in the rest of the egg whites gently and pour into the prepped pan and place immediately in the pre-heated oven and bake until cake is browned. About 25 minutes. Cool then dust with powdered sugar. Slice and serve.
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