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“What’s Cooking” with Channel 7: Turkish Passover Cake

Channel 7 joined us in the kitchen this week to cook a traditional Turkish Passover cake. Click here to watch the video, or try the recipe at home!

Turkish Passover Cake

6 eggs, separated
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup almond flour
Juice and zest of 1 orange
1 & 1/2; cups walnuts (or pecan, or pistachio), toasted and chopped
Oil and matzo meal for baking

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat the egg yolks with sugar until well mixed and pale in color.
Add almond, meal, orange juice, orange zest and walnuts. Mix well.
In a second bowl, beat egg whites until stiff, then fold into egg yolk and nut mixture.
Oil a 9-inch spring form cake pan and dust with matzo meal. Pour batter into pan.
Bake 1.5 hours.