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TEZPISHTI - PASSOVER NUT CAKE FROM TURKEY
SYRUP
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
2 teaspoons lemon juice

 

 

CAKE
5 eggs
1 cup sugar
cup of corn or sunflower oil
Juice and grated rind of 1 orange
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup Passover fine matzoh cake meal
1 cup finely chopped blanched almonds
  1. First make the syrup. Mix the sugar and water together in a pan and bring to a boil. Add the lemon juice and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Cool the syrup.
  2. To make the cake, beat the eggs until frothy, add the sugar, and continue to beat until golden and well mixed.
  3. Add all the other ingredients , one at a time, and stir them into the batter. pour into an oiled and floured cake pan, 13 x 9 x 2 inches, and bake in a 350 degrees F. oven for 30 minutes. Test the doneness with a toothpick.
  4. Remove the cake from the oven and pour the cooled syrup over it. Let it stand for 2 hours before serving to allow the syrup to be absorbed.

Serve at any Passover event, but especially with Turkish coffee. Makes 1 cake, about 18 pieces.