Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is an awesome cake that hold fairly well without getting all weird and dry. It's very light and fluffy--serve it warm with some cracked pepper ice cream. It's also great with fruit compote, fruit or vanilla sauce, a vanilla rum sauce (yum).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a food processor grind the nuts and 1/3 Celsius of the sugar until fine.
  2. In a bowl mix the nut/sugar mixture, milk, egg yolks, vanilla, flour, salt, and zest.
  3. Mix until smooth.
  4. Beat the egg whites with salt until medium stiff, slowly add the remaining sugar and beat until stiff and glossy.
  5. Slowly fold the whites into the batter.
  6. Butter and flour cake pan then pour in batter.
  7. Bake at 400°F until toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool pan slightly then unmold and allow to finish cooling prior to serving.

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