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    Walnut and Almond Cake With Orange Syrup

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    1 hr 15 mins

    20 mins

    55 mins

    Sharon123's Note:

    A lovely Greek recipe posted for the Zaar World Tour 206 game. Adapted from Bon Appetit magazine.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Butter and flour 13x9x2-inch metal baking pan. Bring 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water and 1/2 tablespoon orange peel to boil in heavy small saucepan, stirring often; boil 2 minutes. Refrigerate syrup uncovered.
    3. 3
      Finely grind all nuts, graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon, and 1/3 cup sugar in processor. Using electric mixer, beat egg yolks, vanilla, 1/3 cup sugar, and remaining 1 tablespoon orange peel in large bowl until very thick, about 4 minutes. Using clean beaters, beat whites and salt in another large bowl to soft peaks. Gradually add 1 cup sugar; beat until stiff but not dry. Fold whites into yolk mixture, then fold in nut mixture. Transfer batter to prepared pan.
    4. 4
      Bake cake until knife inserted into center comes out clean, about 50 minutes. Spoon cold syrup over hot cake. Cool completely. Cover; let stand up to 1 day. Cut into squares or diamonds.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 13, 2008

      55

      Delicious, this was similar to a Greek cake I made only it uses wafer cookies in place of the graham, this has a wonderful flavor, I used the zest from 1 whole orange, thanks for sharing Sharon, we really enjoyed this Greek-style cake!

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    Nutritional Facts for Walnut and Almond Cake With Orange Syrup

    Serving Size: 1 (124 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 449.4
     
    Calories from Fat 257
    57%
    Total Fat 28.6 g
    44%
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 141.0 mg
    47%
    Sodium 218.1 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.8 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
    17%
    Sugars 32.9 g
    131%
    Protein 12.5 g
    25%

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