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Lemon Capri Torte

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Introduction

Ingredients

Serves: Makes 1 x 23 cm torte to serve

Metric Cups
  • 4 lemons (zest and juice)
  • 300 grams blanched almonds (toasted and ground)
  • 150 grams butter (softened)
  • 225 grams caster sugar
  • 6 medium eggs (separated)
  • 115 grams potato flour
  • icing sugar (for dusting)
  • 4 lemons (zest and juice)
  • 11 ounces skinned almonds (toasted and ground)
  • 5 ounces butter (softened)
  • 8 ounces superfine sugar
  • 6 medium eggs (separated)
  • 4 ounces potato flour
  • confectioners' sugar (for dusting)

Method

Lemon Capri Torte is a community recipe submitted by bunlover and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Pre heat oven to 200C/180C fan/400F/gas 6 Grease and flour a 23cm loose bottomed cake tin or fluted tarte tin/springform tin
  • Cream butter and sugar,add egg yolks in one go, then lemon zest and juice In separate bowl, whisk egg whites until soft peaks and add to above mixture
  • fold in ground almonds and flour Pour into tin and bake for 10mins, then turn down oven to 150C/130C fan/300F/gas 2 and cook for further 40 mins
  • Cool and turn out of tin.
  • when cold, dust with icing sugar or cover with mixture of creme fraiche and lemon curd
  • Pre heat oven to 200C/180C fan/400F/gas 6 Grease and flour a 23cm loose bottomed cake tin or fluted tarte tin/springform tin
  • Cream butter and sugar,add egg yolks in one go, then lemon zest and juice In separate bowl, whisk egg whites until soft peaks and add to above mixture
  • fold in ground almonds and flour Pour into tin and bake for 10mins, then turn down oven to 150C/130C fan/300F/gas 2 and cook for further 40 mins
  • Cool and turn out of tin.
  • when cold, dust with confectioners' sugar or cover with mixture of creme fraiche and lemon curd
  • Additional Information

    Sophie Dahl credits this recipe to a taxi driver from Sorrento

    Sophie Dahl credits this recipe to a taxi driver from Sorrento

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