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Almond Dessert

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Egg yolks 8 , beaten
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sponge cake 1 Pound, sliced
  Sweet sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground almonds 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Combine sugar and water in saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.
Divide syrup into 2 equal parts; add sherry to 1/2 the syrup; add almonds and egg yolks to remaining 1/2 of syrup.
Simmer, stirring, until thickened to a paste.
Dip cake slices in sherry syrup.
Place alternate layers of cake slices and almond paste in greased baking dish, ending with paste.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
Serve hot or cold

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Nut
Servings: 
8

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