Amaretto Cake Recipe
1 cup butter
1 1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs, separated
2 cup flour, (sifted)
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp grated orange peel
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
1/3 cup amaretto
Cream butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar until light and fluffy; beat in egg
yolks one at a time. Fold in beaten egg whites. Sift together flour,
baking powder, baking soda and salt, and add to batter a little at a
time, alternating with sour cream. Stir until smooth. Mix in grated
orange peel and walnuts and pour into buttered 9" tube pan. Bake 50
minutes at 350 degrees. Mix remaining sugar with orange juice and
Amaretto and spoon over cake as soon as it comes out of oven. Cool
before removing from pan.
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