*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
               PINEAPPLE/NUT PASSOVER SPONGE CAKE         --
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4   c            Potato starch
      1/4   c            Cake meal
      1/2   ts           Ea. ginger & nutmeg
      1/4   ts           Salt
   10       lg           Eggs (use 4 yolks-10 whites)
      2/3   c            Superfine white sugar
    1 1/2   ts           Ea. minced lemon and orange>
                         Zest from navel orange.
    3       tb           Frozen pineapple concentr.
      1/2   c            Blanched almonds
    1       tb           10x sugar
 
      Preheat oven to 325 F.  Line the bottom of a 9
   tube pan with a doughnut shaped piece of wax paper,
   notching around the cun center circle every inch.  Do
   not grease pan.  Sift first 4 ingreds. into a bowl.
   Set aside.
   
      Separate eggs, droping 4 yolks into one mixing
   machine bowl and 10 whites into another.  Using whisk
   attachment, beat egg whites on med.hi speed until
   foamy.  Turn speed up to high.  Sprinkle in half the
   sugar and beat until stiff and glossy.
   
      Set bowl with yolks on machine. Beat until light.
   Sprinkle in remaining sugar, zests and concentrate.
   Beat on high speed until well blended. Using a wooden
   spoon, stir abt. a 1/2 c. of beaten whites into yolks.
   Then pour all of yolk mixture over beaten egg whites.
   Fold in by hand in 12 sweeping strokes.  Sift dry
   ingreds. again over all and continue folding for
   another 12 strokes.  Sprinkle and fold in nuts
   (another 12 strokes would suffice.)
   
      Spoon into prepared pan, smoothing out top.  Run a
   blunt knife around sides to dispel any air bubbles.
   Bake in Center section of oven for 55 min.  Top should
   be lightly browned and toothpick, when inserted,
   should come out clean.
   
      Remove from oven and invert tube onto a 3-cup mason
   jar with a 1 1/2 neck, or any convenient holder that
   will fit the tube.  Cool for 1 1/2 hrs..  Gently
   unmold.  Peel off wax paper.  When completely cooled,
   fift confectioner’s sugar over.  Cut with sharp
   serrated knife, or pull apart servings with fork.
   Frances Prince’s New Jewish Cuisine
  
 
 
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