Portuguese Cake

Here are the ingredients you will need:

Sweet almonds, five ounces.

Granulated sugar, five ounces.

Potato meal, one and a half ounce.

Three eggs.

One big orange or two small.


First mix the yolks of the eggs with the sugar, then add the flour, then the almonds skinned and chopped fine, then the orange juice (through a colander) then a taste of orange peel.

Finally add to the mixture the whites of the eggs well beaten. Put in a paper mold greased evenly with butter, with a thickness of about an inch and bake in a very moderately hot oven.

After baked, cover with a white glaze or frost, made with powdered sugar, lemon juice and the white of eggs.

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