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Portuguese Almond Cake

Portuguese Almond Cake is a traditional Portuguese dessert that you will love. It is an amazing blend of eggs and sugar.

The original recipe came from Convent of Santa Clara (on the first Portuguese capital, XII century, Guimarães). It is a conventual recipe, which is very common in the country, due to his rich history.

To prepare the Portuguese Almond Cake follow the instructions. Preheat oven to 300º F. Grease and dust a 10 inch springform cake tin.

Boil together the sugar and water until you reach the pearl stage (thick runs from spoon and a drop forms at the bottom). Turn heat off and add almonds and salt. Let it cool and then blend in yolks and eggs reviously sieved.

Put the mix over the heat and keep stirring till it thickens. Transfer to cake tin. Bake for 35 minutes. Serve at the room temperature spinkled with sugar on the top.

Ingredients of Portuguese Almond Cake

19 yolks 2,5 cups almonds, skinless and ground; 2 eggs; 2 Cups of Sugar; 4/5 cup water; Salt Sugar to spinkle the cake; Butter to grease and flour to dust tin.

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