Mandeltorte

Definition

Food

  • An almond layer cake with a filling of jam or crème pâtissière and covered with a royal icing flavoured with rum or butter icing or the like. The cake mixture is a type of fatless cake mixture with mainly ground skinned and dry-roasted almonds mixed into an egg yolk, egg and sugar batter with a little flour and stiffly whisked egg whites folded in at the end. The baking tins are coated with melted butter and dredged with fine dried breadcrumbs before filling.
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