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Maple-Nut Roll

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Ingredients
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), ground
  Confectioner' s sugar   (as required)
  Maple syrup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
Directions

Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored; add sugar gradually.
Add salt, baking powder and ground nuts.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold egg whites into nut mixture.
Grease a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch pan; line the bottom with greased waxed paper.
Spread mixture in pan; bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Turn out on towel dusted with confectioners' sugar.
Remove paper carefully; trim edges of cake.
Roll cake up in towel jelly roll fashion; cool on wire rack.
Cook maple syrup until it reaches soft-ball stage or 238 degrees on candy thermometer.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
Pour in hot syrup gradually, con- tinuing to beat until tilling is thick and glossy.
Unroll the cake; spread with filling and roll up jelly roll fashion.
Chill until ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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