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

Directions:
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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