1641 Biscuit torte

Tort biskvitnyj

Preparation info

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Appears in

A Gift to Young Housewives

By Elena Molokhovets

Published 1992

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  • 12 eggs
  • ½ lb sugar
  • ¾ glass potato flour
  • ½ glass wheat flour
  • zest from 2 lemons


    Beat 12 egg yolks with 1 glass fine sugar until white. Add the zest from 2 lemons, sprinkle on ¾ glass potato flour and ½ glass wheat flour, and mix every-thing thoroughly. Fold in 12 beaten egg whites, pour into a buttered paper casing or a tin form lined with buttered paper, and pop into the oven. For 24 persons, bake 1 layer from these proportions, and stack with a chocolate torte and a layer of marzipan.

    For 6 persons, halve the ingredients.