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Almond & Pine Nut Cake

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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