Yield: 20 Servings
|3 cups||Sifted flour|
|3 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|½ teaspoon||Ground cinnamon|
|½ cup||Chopped almonds|
|3||Eggs (reserve 1 egg white)|
1. Sift flour, measure, and resift with baking powder, sugar, and cinnamon.
Add nuts. Cut shortening in with fingers until well blended. Warm honey slightly.
2. Make a well in flour, put eggs and warm honey into it and knead into a smooth ball. Dough should be firm and manageable; if it is too soft and sticky, add more flour.
3. Roll dough into oblong loaf 5-inches wide and ½-inch thick. Place on a greased cookie sheet, brush top with reserved egg white, and bake in moderate oven (350F) until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
4. Cool slightly. Cut into 1-inch slices. Store in airtight container. They will keep fresh for weeks.
Posted to The Gourmet Connection Recipe Page Newsletter 16 Feb 97 by Gourmet Connection <capco@...> on Feb 16, 1997.