Cook the Book: Pine Nut Almond Cake
Cook the Book: Pine Nut Almond Cake might be just the dessert you are searching for. This recipe serves 8. One portion of this dish contains approximately 9g of protein, 40g of fat, and a total of 563 calories. A mixture of lemons, eggs, vanilla beans, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet.
Grease an 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-by-2 1/2-inch loaf pan with extra butter and line with baking parchment.
Soften the butter. Scrape the seeds out of the vanilla beans. Finely grate the lemon peel. Juice 1 of the lemons. Roughly chop half the pine nuts.
Beat the butter and sugar with the vanilla seeds until light and fluffy, then stir in the eggs one at a time. Fold in the flour, ground almonds, and chopped pine nuts, and stir in the lemon peel.
Mix the remaining pine nuts with the salt. Spoon the mixture into the pan, sprinkle with the salted pine nuts and bake in the oven for 1 hour. The cake is ready when a skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool in the pan.