Torta de Santiago

Torta de Santiago
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 295.2
  • Total Fat: 16.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 142.5 mg
  • Sodium: 54.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 10.1 g

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A rich Spanish cake from Galicia. A rich Spanish cake from Galicia.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 cup sugar
    1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
    1/2 lb almonds with skins, finely ground
    7 eggs, separated
    1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    chopped or ground almonds for garnish


Cream the sugar, lemon rind, and egg yolks until the mixture is light and fluffy.
Stir in the almonds and cinnamon.
Beat the egg whites until they are stiff, but not dry.
Stir a few tablespoons of the egg white into the almond mixture, then fold in the rest of the egg whites.
Pour into 2 greased 8'' layer pans and bake at gas mark 4 (350 degrees F) for 45 minutes or until the cakes are well browned.
Cool briefly, then remove the cakes from the pans.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ALANTULLETT.

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