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Gateau Ganache

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  Egg whites 6
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ground nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Pecans Or Walnuts)
  White wine vinegar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Semisweet chocolate 3 Ounce
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Pint

Place egg whites in a large mixing bowl and let stand an hour or so at room temperature.
Prepare two 8 inch cake tins as follows.
Cut two rounds of parchment paper to fit bottom of pans.
Grease and lightly flour cake tin bottoms and sides, cover bottom with fitted paper, grease and lightly flour paper.
Beat egg whites until stiff.
Add sugar and nuts all at once and fold in gently with a metal spoon.
Add vinegar and vanilla and spoon lightly into prepared tins.
Bake at 375°F for 35 to 40 minutes (or until crusty to the touch).
Turn onto racks immediately and peel off parchment.
(This can all be done the day before.)

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3173 Calories from Fat 1412

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 162 g249.3%

Saturated Fat 77.4 g387.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 342.8 mg114.3%

Sodium 387.3 mg16.1%

Total Carbohydrates 387 g128.9%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.3%

Sugars 365.7 g

Protein 51 g101.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.06%

Calcium 28.1% Iron 43.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gateau Ganache Recipe