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Greek Nut Cake
Rusk/ sweet bread crumbs – 2 tbsp
Cashew(Kaju) – 1 cup, chopped
3 egg yolks (Ande ka peela)
Baking powder – ¾ tsp
Lemon juice (Nimboo ka ras)– ½ tsp
Vanilla essence – ½ tsp
Ground cloves (Kuti hui Lehsun) – ¼ tsp
Zest of orange (Narangi ka chilka) – ¼ tsp
Zest of 1 lemon (Nimboo ka chilka) – 1 tsp
Cinnamon (Dalchini) powder – ¼ tsp
Egg whites (Ande ki safedi) – 3, well beaten
Sugar (Cheeni) – 2 tbsp
For sugar syrup:-
Sugar (Cheeni) – ½ cup
Boiling water – ½ cup
Step 1- In a bowl, beat egg yolk for 5 minutes till fluffy and light yellow. Add sugar and beat till it becomes creamy and frothy.
Step 2 – Add vanilla essence, cinnamon powder, cloves powder, cashew, Rusk, orange zest and lemon zest, mix gently.
Step 3 – Add egg white, baking powder and fold egg whites gently into the mixture.
Step 4 – Spread the mixture evenly into a buttered baking dish and bake for 30 minutes at 200 degrees.
Step 5 – In ½ cup boiling water, add sugar to make sugar syrup. Once baked, allow the cake to cool. Pour sugar syrup on top of the cake.