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Basic Sponge Mixture

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Ingredients
  Butter 300 Gram (10 1/2 oz, unsalted)
  Egg whites 10 (at room temperature)
  Almonds 170 Gram, ground (6 oz)
  Icing sugar 320 Gram (11 1/2 oz)
  Plain flour 100 Gram (3 1/2 oz)
Directions

Heat the butter in a pan until it acquires a light nut-brown colour then pass through a fine-mesh sieve.
In a separate bowl gradually incorporate the egg whites into the dry ingredients with a wooden spoon.
Carefully add the melted butter, stirring continuously, until you obtain a smooth, even texture.
Divide the mixture into two bowls, placing two-thirds in one bowl and one-third in the other.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Melted
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 488 Calories from Fat 286

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.7%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 51.9 mg2.2%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%

Sugars 32.2 g

Protein 8 g15.2%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.5% Iron 3.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Sponge Mixture Recipe