Fluffy Walnut Cake Passover

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Jan. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Matzo meal 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Potato starch 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Egg yolks 6
Sugar 1 3/4 Cup (28 tbs)
Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ground walnuts 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
Egg whites 6 , stiffly beaten

Directions

GETTING READY

1 Preheat the oven to 325°F.

MAKING

2 In a bowl, combine the matzo meal, potato starch and salt together.

3 In another bowl, beat the egg yolks until thick.

4 Gradually add in the sugar, beating until lemon colored.

5 Add the matzo-meal mixture alternately with the orange juice.

6 Gradually fold in the walnuts and lemon rind.

7 Gently fold in the egg whites.

8 Transfer the mixture into a 9-inch tube pan.

9 Bake for 1 hour or until browned and the cake shrinks away from the sides of the pan.

10 Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.

SERVING

11 Cut and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 80 Minutes
Ready In: 80 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 618Calories from Fat 173

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 217 mg9.04%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 62 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet