Passover Carrot Walnut Torte

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven rack at middle of oven; preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 9 inch springform pan and dust with matzo cake meal.
  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat egg yolks until thick and pale, add sugar gradually, beating. Beat until very thick.
  • Add carrots, nuts, vanilla and ¾ cup matzo cake meal. Beat until combined well.
  • In a separate bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites with a pinch of salt until they just hold stiff peaks.
  • Stir ½ cup of the beaten egg whites into the carrot mixture. Fold in remaining egg whites gently but thoroughly.
  • Pour into pan. Bake about 40 to 45 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan on a wire rack. Run a knife around edge of pan; remove side of pan.
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