The Perfect Gentleman Issue 6 - Page 30

Citrus Almond Torte This moist cake is a perfect accompaniment to any tea, even a morning cuppa! 4 Eggs 160g Ground Almonds 150g Golden Caster Sugar Zest & juice of 1 Orange & 1 Lemon 1 tsp Ground Cinamon splash of Vanilla Essence Transfer the mixture to the tin and then bake for approx 35 mins, but can take a few minutes more. It will be a little squidgy but not too much. ld gently 1/3 of the whites into the almond mixture and then slowly and carefully fold in the rest of the mixture. I would use a metal spoon for this too. Butter & Line a 17.5cm pie tin & don't forget to grease proof paper the bottom of the tin. Preheat your oven to 180c. Transfer the mixture to the tin and then bake for approx 35 mins, but can take a few minutes more. It will be a little squidgy but not too much. Then separate the eggs, whites in one bowl, yolks in the other. Beat the yolks gradually with 130g of the sugar until creamy, then fold in the almonds, cinnamon, zest, Juice & vanilla making a very stiff paste. Using an electric whisk, whisk the whites until they form stiff peaks during the later part of the whisking added the last 30g of sugar. I use a metal bowl to keep the mixture cool and whisk better. 30 Fold gently 1/3 of the whites into the almond mixture and then slowly and carefully fold in the rest of the mixture. I would use a metal spoon for this too. Now all you need to do is choose your perfect Tea to go with it. Enjoy making your Afternoon Tea & do let us know how it goes! As we say here at PGHQ – Everything Stops for Tea! The Suited Chef