Grandmother’s Almond Cake

L'ANTRO DELL'ALCHIMISTA
8Ingredients
105Minutes
1030Calories

Description

Spiked with rum and reminiscent of mornings at grandma's, this sweet treat all-but-begs for a piping-hot cup of tea. Egg whites are beaten until stiff and gently folded into the batter, making way for a light, airy cake that's baked until crumb-tend…

r in a springform pan. After a final dusting with powdered sugar, it's ready to be sliced into wedges. For an added indulgence, serve alongside marmalade or fruit compote.

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Ingredients

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  • 8 eggs (+ 2 egg yolks)
  • 280 grams sugar
  • 280 grams ground almonds
  • 3 ounces white wine
  • 70 grams breadcrumbs
  • ground clove
  • 1 teaspoon rum
  • 100 grams almonds (coarsely chopped)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
    2. Beat the 10 egg yolks with 200 grams of sugar, then add the ground almonds, the breadcrumbs, a pinch of ground clove, and the rum.
    3. Beat the egg whites, incorporating the remaining sugar by adding it gradually, until beaten to very stiff peaks.
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    NutritionView More

    1030Calories
    Sodium11% DV260mg
    Fat88% DV57g
    Protein67% DV34g
    Carbs34% DV101g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories1030Calories from Fat510
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat57g88%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol425mg142%
    Sodium260mg11%
    Potassium840mg24%
    Protein34g67%
    Calories from Fat510
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate101g34%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Sugars76g152%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C
    Calcium35%
    Iron35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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