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

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

Mikekey K

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@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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F/ Butter a 10-inch springform cake pan.
2
Beat egg whites until they start to hold peaks, then, while still beating, slowly add 1 cup of sugar, until mixture becomes shiny.
3
Add 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.
4
Pour batter into prepared pan.
5
Combine almonds, 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle evenly over cake batter.
6
Bake for about 40 minutes, or until cake springs bake a little when touched.
7
Cool 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