Swiss Egg White Cake (torta Al Bianco D'uovo) Recipe

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Swiss Egg White Cake (Torta al Bianco d'Uovo)

Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

From the Italian Alps area of Switzerland.


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Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4 oz
unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
8
egg whites
1 c
caster sugar (superfine sugar)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
pinch
salt
3/4 c
self rising flour
4 oz
almonds, slivered
1 Tbsp
caster sugar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350F/ Butter a 10-inch springform cake pan.

2Beat egg whites until they start to hold peaks, then, while still beating, slowly add 1 cup of sugar, until mixture becomes shiny.

3Add vanilla and salt to melted butter. Fold in a little of the butter into the egg whites and then fold in some flour. Continue until all of the butter and flour have been added.

4Pour batter into prepared pan.

5Combine almonds, 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle evenly over cake batter.

6Bake for about 40 minutes, or until cake springs bake a little when touched.

7Cool cake in pan on wire rack. When cool, remove sides of pan and serve cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Italian