What’s Cookin: Turkish Passover Cake

Passover starts on Monday, but there’s still time to learn a new recipe for this time of remembrance and celebration.

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.


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