White cake with marzipan and almonds Recipe

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Tender, aromatic and light cake made with egg-whites.

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Servings: 8 servings


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  • 260ml (6) egg whites
  • 250g sugar
  • 160g flour
  • 1 tbs cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 100g butter, melted, slightly cooled
  • 100g marzipan paste, crumbled
  • 1 tbs amaretto liqueur
  • 50g almonds, peeled and thinly sliced


  1. Beat egg whites and only 2 tablespoons of sugar into stiff peaks.
  2. Mix the remaining sugar, flour, corn starch and baking powder in a separate bowl.
  3. Sift the flour and sugar mixture into the egg whites; stir very gently the mixture until smooth.
  4. Stir in the melted butter.
  5. Add half of the marzipan and amaretto, mix and combine.
  6. Pour the mixture into a suitable silicon mould (or regular round shape greased and sprinkled with bread crumbs).
  7. Sprinkle the top with the rest of the marzipan and sliced almonds.
  8. Bake the cake in the oven at 180˚C for 30 - 40 minutes or until done (the trick with a toothpick).
  9. Let it completely cool in the mould, then turn onto a serving plate.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 69g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 308  
Calories from Fat 104 34%
Total Fat 11.88g 15%
Saturated Fat 6.73g 27%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 232mg 10%
Potassium 43mg 1%
Total Carbs 48.37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3%
Sugars 31.76g 21%
Protein 2.76g 4%
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