Anise Rusks Recipe

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Summary

Difficulty LevelBit DifficultHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Method

Ingredients

 Eggs4 , separated
 Granulated sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (divided)
 Anise extract1 Teaspoon
 Orange peel1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
 Self rising flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Ice water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 888 Calories from Fat 182

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.1%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g31.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 845.9 mg

Sodium 1531.9 mg63.8%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g45.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.26 g1.1%

Sugars 68.1 g

Protein 31 g62.9%

Vitamin A 19.7% Vitamin C 5.7%

Calcium 30% Iron 37.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line bottom of 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with wax paper or parchment paper; set aside.
2. In medium mixing bowl combine egg yolks and half of the sugar; using electric mixer, beat until thick and lemon colored, about 3 minutes. Beat in extract and orange peel; set mixer on low speed and gradually beat in flour and water, beating just until combined. Set aside.
3. In separate bowl, using clean beaters, beat egg whites until foamy; gradually add remaining sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Spoon 2 heaping tablespoons of beaten whites into yolk mixture to loosen batter, then fold in remaining whites, 1/3 at a time.
4. Pour batter into paper-lined pan and, using a spatula, smooth top; bake until top is browned, 20 to 25 minutes.
5. Remove pan from oven and reduce oven temperature to 250°F. Using a knife or metal spatula, loosen edges of cake from pan; invert cake onto wire rack. Peel off paper and set cake right-side up on cutting board; cut into 4 equal sections, then cut each section in half and each half into 4 equal slices.
6. Arrange slices on cookie sheet and bake until golden and crisp, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
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