Nut Cake (Nussen Kuchen)

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READY IN: 3hrs 5mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • If you like you can make the dough a day ahead.
  • It is easier to work with.
  • With a pastry blender, cut the butter into the flour.
  • You want it to look like coarse meal.
  • Cut in cream cheese.
  • Flour your hands.
  • Pour in milk a little at a time.
  • Gentlely with your hand, mix the dough to form a ball.
  • Don't over work the dough.
  • At this point wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate about 1-2 hr.
  • best overnight.
  • Filling: In a small bowl, beat 1 c.
  • sugar into the yolks.
  • Beat until light yellow and stiff.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.
  • Slowly fold the yolk mixture into the whites.
  • Mix the flour and walnuts together and gentley add to mixture.
  • Try not to stir out all you egg whites.
  • You want air to be left to keep this moist and light.
  • Spray very lightly a 9x13" pan.
  • Roll out 1/2 the dough.
  • Put it in the bottom of the pan.
  • Pour in your walnut mixture.
  • Roll out the other half to fit over the top and fit closely around sides.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350* for 35-40 min.
  • Until the top is a golden brown.
  • When cooled cut into squares.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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