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Almond & Pine Nut Cake

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Room Temperature For Hand Mixing, Cold And In Small Pieces For Food Processor)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pine nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Grated lemon zest 1
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon

Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
Butter an 8-inch cake pan with a removable bottom.
In a medium bowl using a pastry blender or in a food processor fitted with a metal blade, mix flour and butter until crumbly.
Add egg, 1/2 cup sugar, pine nuts, almonds and lemon zest.
Using your hands or food processor, work batter into a soft ball.
Spread in buttered pan with a spatula.
Sprinkle 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar over batter.
Bake 30 minutes or until cake is golden brown.
Cool in pan 30 minutes.
Place cake on a platter.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3572 Calories from Fat 1962

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 227 g349.5%

Saturated Fat 94.7 g473.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 574.3 mg191.4%

Sodium 115.5 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 345 g115.1%

Dietary Fiber 17.3 g69.3%

Sugars 137.3 g

Protein 59 g117.5%

Vitamin A 89.8% Vitamin C 11.6%

Calcium 28% Iron 105.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond & Pine Nut Cake Recipe