This simple, unfussy nut cake serves as the base for a beautiful dessert for any occasion. Top with your favorite frosting or glaze and you’re ready to roll.
Prepare the Dough
1. Beat yolks and one and a half cups sugar, gradually adding remaining ingredients.
2. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
3. Beat whites, gradually adding remaining two cups sugar until stiff.
4. Gently fold into egg yolk mixture, mix thoroughly.
1. Can be baked as follows:
1 large roaster at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for one hour.
8 7-inch round cakes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30–35 minutes.
4 cookie sheets at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 18–20 minutes.
Cupcakes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes.
Volume and texture of batter will not be affected while baking other shifts.