Orikhova masa (walnut filling)

Yield: 10 servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter
¾ cup Powdered Sugar
¾ cup Walnuts Or Almonds; Grated
1 tablespoon Whipping Cream Or Evaporated Milk
4 larges Egg Whites
½ cup Unbleached All-Purpose Flour

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg whites and beat well. Combine the grated walnuts, cream and flour, mixing well. If almonds are used, add a drop of almond extract.


Use only fresh nuts for baking. Nuts have a high oil content and deteriorate rapidly. To maintain freshness, store large quantities of nuts in the freezer.

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