At first this cake might seem a little daunting, it requires grinding hazelnuts
or almonds, but after that it is as easy as -cake. To make an easier version
of the cake, but just as delicious, substitute the hazel filling with a layer
of jam or applesauce.
1 large 2 small
250 grams flour
125grams butter or margarine
125 grams sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
200 grams almonds
200 grams powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cardamom
1 large boiled potato, cold
1 egg hite
Crumble butter and flour together. Add the sugar, baking powder and then egg.
Put 1/3 of the dough to the side, with the rest press it evenly out in a cake
for, with a bit up the sides. Spread the almond filling out over the dough.
Roll the remaining dough out to about 1/4 inch thickness and the cut into 1-inch
strips. Lay half of the strips over the almond filling in one direction and
the other half perpendicularly over them. Brush egg white.And bake for approximately
50 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Grind almonds and mix together with the cooked potato. Add the powdered sugar
and spices. If the mixture is too dry 1 tlb of water can be added.