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from UK Chinese Almond Cakes This is 1 of 120 recipes added to the Epicurious archive at The UK Recipe Archive this week. These recipes are from January to March 1991. There are now 720 Gourmet and Bon Appetit recipes on-line in Mastercook and Mealmaster formats. To download go to - http://recipes.reedsweb.net/ To download just this weeks updates, 793 recipes from the UK and USA, go to - http://recipes.reedsweb.net/updates.htm * Exported from MasterCook * Chinese Almond Cakes Recipe By : Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : January 1991 Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon double-acting baking powder 1/2 cup lard 1/2 vegetable shortening 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2 tablespoons beaten egg 30 blanched whole almonds for garnish Into a bowl sift together the flour and the baking powder and blend in the lard, the vegetable shortening, and the sugar until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in the almond extract, the egg, and 1 tablespoon water, or enough to form the mixture into a soft dough, knead the dough several times, and let it stand in a cool place for 5 minutes. Form the dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and press them down with the palm of the hand to form cakes about 1/2 inch thick. Press an almond into the center of each cake and bake the cakes in batches on floured baking sheets in the middle of a preheated 375F. oven for 5 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 300F. and bake the cakes for 8 to 10 minutes more, or until they are light golden brown. Makes 30 cakes. Gourmet January 1991 Converted by MC_Buster. -- Alan Hewitt

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Chinese
Almond Cakes

This is 1 of 120 recipes added to the Epicurious archive at The UK Recipe Archive this week. These recipes are from January to March 1991. There are now 720
Gourmet and Bon Appetit recipes on-line in Mastercook and Mealmaster formats.

To download go to - http://recipes.reedsweb.net/

To download just this weeks updates, 793 recipes from the UK and USA, go to - http://recipes.reedsweb.net/updates.htm

* Exported from MasterCook *

Chinese
Almond Cakes

Recipe By :
Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : January 1991

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
2 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon
double-acting
baking powder
1/2 cup
lard
1/2
vegetable
shortening
1 1/2 cups
sugar
1/4 teaspoon
almond extract
2 tablespoons beaten
egg
30 blanched whole almonds for
garnish

Into a bowl
sift together the flour and the
baking powder and blend in the lard, the vegetable shortening, and the sugar until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in the almond extract, the egg, and 1 tablespoon water, or enough to form the mixture into a soft dough, knead the dough several times, and let it stand in a cool place for 5 minutes.

Form the
dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and press them down with the palm of the hand to form cakes about 1/2 inch thick. Press an almond into the center of each cake and bake the cakes in batches on floured baking sheets in the middle of a preheated 375F. oven for 5 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 300F. and bake the cakes for 8 to 10 minutes more, or until they are light golden brown.

Makes 30 cakes.

Gourmet January 1991

Converted by MC_Buster.
--
Alan Hewitt


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