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       Title: Mandeltorte (Almond Torte) Recipe
  Categories: None
       Yield: 2 tortes
       1 c  Sugar
     1/2 ts Almond Extract
       6    Egg Yolks
       7    Egg Whites
       1    Lemon, Juice & Rind Only
       1 ts Cinnamon
       1 c  Unblanched Almonds, Ground
     1/2 c  Toasted Bread Crumbs
            Lemon Orange Custard Filling
            Confectioner’s Sugar, Sifted
   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. All ingredients must be at room
   temperature (70 degrees F) before starting. Sift the flour. Beat the
   egg yolks. Gradually add the sugar to the egg yolks. Beat until
   creamy. Add the lemon rind, lemon juice, cinnamon, ground almonds,
   bread crumbs and almond extract. Whip the egg whites until stiff but
   not dry. Fold the egg whites lightly into the batter. Pour the batter
   into 2 (8") ungreased layer cake pans. Bake about 20 minutes. Cool.
   Carefully (!) remove from the pans. Spread Lemon Orange Custard
   filling between the layers. Sprinkle sifted confectioner’s sugar over
   the top.
   Posted By (Joel Ehrlich) On