Greek Wheat And Walnut Bars Karydata
|Butter/Margarine||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , separated|
|Uncooked farina/Wheatina||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Finely chopped walnuts||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Warm water||2 Tablespoon|
|Sifted confectioners' sugar||3 Tablespoon|
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Cream butter until fluffy and add sugar, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat egg yolks in, one at a time.
Stir in farina, cinnamon, and nuts.
Beat egg whites with salt until soft peaks form and fold into batter.
Spread in a greased and floured 9" x 9"x2" baking pan and bake 20-25 minutes until just firm to the touch.
Meanwhile, prepare syrup: Boil sugar and water in a very small, heavy saucepan until clear and slightly thickened, about 3-5 minutes.
Remove pan from oven, spoon syrup over top, distributing it as evenly as possible; return to oven and bake 5-10 minutes longer until mixture pulls from sides of pan.
Cool upright in pan 5 minutes on a wire rack, then loosen and turn out.
When cold, dust lightly with confectioners' sugar and cut into 16 bars.