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Yellow Cake (Torta Giallo)

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 6
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange 1 , rind grated
  Lemon 1⁄2 , rind grated
  Butter/Margarine 62 1⁄2 Gram, melted (0.25 Cup)
  Sifted cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In the top of a double boiler mix together egg yolks, sugar and grated rinds.
Place over hot water and beat mixture constantly until it is warm.
Remove from heat.
Add butter or margarine and sifted flour and beat thoroughly.
Pour into two 9 inch (23 cm) cake pans which have been well buttered and floured.
Bake in a 350°F (180°C) oven for about 1/2 hour.
When cooked, remove immediately from the pans.
Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2099 Calories from Fat 673

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g117%

Saturated Fat 40.9 g204.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1244.9 mg415%

Sodium 53.4 mg2.2%

Total Carbohydrates 337 g112.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.2%

Sugars 229.8 g

Protein 27 g53%

Vitamin A 64.5% Vitamin C 156.5%

Calcium 23.7% Iron 66.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Yellow Cake (Torta Giallo) Recipe