Almond Dessert Recipe

Summary

Servings8Cuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Sugar3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Egg yolks8 , beaten
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sponge cake1 Pound, sliced
 Sweet sherry1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground almonds1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 535 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 242.9 mg81%

Sodium 192.8 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.58 g2.3%

Sugars 95.8 g

Protein 6 g13%

Vitamin A 6.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 6% Iron 10.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine sugar and water in saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.
Divide syrup into 2 equal parts; add sherry to 1/2 the syrup; add almonds and egg yolks to remaining 1/2 of syrup.
Simmer, stirring, until thickened to a paste.
Dip cake slices in sherry syrup.
Place alternate layers of cake slices and almond paste in greased baking dish, ending with paste.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
Serve hot or cold
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