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Almond Torte

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Almond Torte is a delicious mouth-watering dessert recipe. Try this amazingly irresistible Almond Torte; I bet you will get a lot of compliments for this one!
Ingredients
  Eggs 12 , separated
  Zwieback 6 Ounce, crumbled (1 Box)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Blanched almonds 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), finely chopped
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

Beat egg yolks until light and gradually beat in sugar.
Fold in almonds, zwieback, and almond extract.
Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into egg yolk mixture.
Melt butter until hot and sizzling and fold into cake batter.
Pour batter into a buttered 10x14x2 inch pan and bake in a slow 325 degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until cake tests done.
Remove from oven and pour hot syrup over hot cake.
Syrup: Combine 2 1/2 cups sugar, 3 cups water, and lemon juice and cinnamon to taste.
Bring to a boil and boil for 10 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Nut

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