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Friday, March 23, 2012

Babcia's Walnut Cake

Babcia's Walnut Cake

Cake Part

Make two . . .

1/4 # walnuts, crushed
1 Tb flour
1 tsp ground coffee
5 large eggs
3/4 C sugar

Mix walnuts, flour, coffee.
Mix eggs w/sugar and add to above mixture.
Bake for 20 minutes at 350 in greased pans.

Meringue

4 egg whites
1 Tb powdered sugar
1/3 C walnuts, chopped

Mix whites and sugar into very thick mixture.
Add walnuts
Use a tablespoon to dot onto a sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes at 350, then 60 minutes at 200 until hard but not burned.

Spread

4.5 sticks butter
4 eggs
7 Tb sugar
3 tsp instant coffee

Cream butter until almost white and leave aside

mix together eggs and sugar
add instant coffee
add all this into the creamed butter

Put spread on top of one cake part
put meringue on top of that
lightly cover with spread
put second layer of meringue on top
lightly cover with spread
put second cake part on top
cover whole cake with spread
decorate top with walnuts

(If meringue is very tall, just use one layer.)

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