Little Chinese Almond Cakes
|Gold medal flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Half Butter)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)|
|Almond extract/Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Blanched almonds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Place flour in bowl; cut in shortening finely.
Use hands to work in salt, sugar, and flavoring.
Shape into long roll, 1" in diameter; wrap in waxed paper.
Chill about 1 hr.
Heat oven to 400° (mod. hot).
Cut roll into 1/4" slices.
Place 1" apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
Brush each slice with a mixture of egg yolk and water.
Press 1/2 blanched almond into top of each.
Bake 8 to 10 min., or until light golden brown.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2013 Calories from Fat 1105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 126 g193.9%
Saturated Fat 28.6 g143.2%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 185.1 mg61.7%
Sodium 993.1 mg41.4%
Total Carbohydrates 203 g67.8%
Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.6%
Sugars 102.4 g
Protein 23 g46.5%
Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C
Calcium 11.9% Iron 42.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet