Fine Venetian Cake or Cakes

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Almonds, 8 oz.
  • flour, 1 lbs.
  • butter,


Take of sound Jordan almonds, blanched and well dried at the mouth of a cool oven or in a sunny window, seven ounces, full weight, and one of bitter almonds with them; pound the whole to a perfect paste with a few drops of white of egg or orange-flower water; then mix them thoroughly with one pou