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Celebrating Spring ..Almond Cake Recipe

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No mater how long the winter, Spring is sure to follow!

Spring is synonymous with colorful Holidays filled with  beautiful pastel hues of the rainbow…and so is this almond cake, especially used to celebrate Passover….or any Spring Day……

Almond  Passover Cake


6 eggs

1 cup white sugar

1 cup finely chopped almonds

2 teaspoons of maraschino liqueur

juice of one fresh lemon

With an electric mixer, blend sugar with egg yolks till well blended,then add in first the chopped almonds and then liqueur and lemon juice.  In separate bowl,whip egg whites till firm with a pinch of salt. With a wooden spoon, blend in the egg whites to the egg yolk mixture,gently. When blended in, place batter  in pan lined with parchment paper. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and let cool and serve. Happy Passover! Happy Easter! and let me know about any other Spring Holiday we should be celebrating!

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The Basic Art of Italian Cooking by Maria Liberati: Holidays and Special Occasions-2nd edition

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