Passover Orange Walnut Torte

Recipe by coconutty
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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven rack at middle of oven; preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat egg yolks until thick and pale, add sugar gradually, beating. Beat until very thick.
  • Beat in orange juice, lemon juice and rind. Add matzo cake meal and potato starch gradually, beating. Beat until combined well. Fold in walnuts gently.
  • In a separate bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites with a pinch of salt until they just hold stiff peaks.
  • Stir 1 cup of the beaten egg whites into the orange mixture. Fold in remaining egg whites gently but thoroughly.
  • Pour into an ungreased 9 inch tube pan (3 ½ inches deep) with a removable bottom. Bake about 55 to 60 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.
  • Invert pan over the neck of a bottle, let it cool upside down.
  • Run a knife around edge of pan; remove side of pan. Run a knife under bottom of torte to release it.
  • Transfer carefully with two spatulas to a serving plate. Sprinkle with sifted powdered sugar.
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