Ground nut cake

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
8 Eggs; separated
1 cup Sugar
2 cups Walnuts, chopped shelled; ground
1 cup Heavy cream; whipped
& sweetened
1 tablespoon Light rum

Recipe by: The Eastern European Cookbook-ISBN 0-486-23562-9 Beat egg yolks with sugar, preferably with an electric mixer, until light and creamy. add ground nuts; mix well. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into egg and nut mixture. Spoon into 2 greased 9-inch cake pans. Bake in a preheated moderate oven (325°F.) for 45 mins, or until cakes are cooked. Cool and remove from pans. Combine whipped cream and rum; spread over both cakes. Put together. Decorate with candied fruit, if desired. Serves 8 to 10.

From: Dan Klepach

NOTES : These cakes are made only with a large number of eggs, sugar and

ground nuts, generally hazelnuts or walnuts. The delicate creations are covered with whipped cream or icing, and may be decorated with nuts or candied fruits.

from my kitchen to------------------------------->yours..... Dan Klepach

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