Romanian Torte / Tort romanesc

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Posted In:  Desserts
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Preparation Time:  20 minutes
Cooking Time:  45 minutes
Course: desserts

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servings: 4-6


1/2 lb. sweet butter
1 lemon
8 egg yolks
4 tbs. rum
3/4 lb. powdered sugar
2 tbs. bread crumbs


Beat 1/3 pound of sweet butter to a foam, add 8 egg yolks and 1/3 pound of powdered sugar and mix together well for 1/2 hour. Now add the grated peel and juice of one lemon and 4 tablespoonfuls of good rum and mix well again. Beat to stiffness the 8 egg whites and add it to the mixture. Add 2 tablespoonfuls of grated bread crumbs, sprinkling in slowly and mixing very gently.
Butter the torte form, put in the mixture and bake slowly for 3/4 hour. If you want to top with a glaze of frozen lemon when the torte is done, return it back to the oven to be dried.

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