Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Yield: Serves 8-10
- 6 egg whites
- pinch of salt
- 6 egg yolks
- 8 oz. slivered almonds, ground
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 Tbsp. matzoh meal
- 2 Tbsp. brandy
- 6 Tbsp. amaretto liqueur, divided
Beat egg whites in large bowl of an electric mixer until fluffy. Sprinkle with salt and beat until stiff. Add the egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine the ground almonds, sugar, and matzo meal. Gradually add this to the egg mixture. Add the brandy and 2 Tbsp. of the amaretto. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees until firm to the touch, about 1-1/4 hours. Cool completely in the pan.
Remove sides of pan and sprinkle with remaining 4 Tbsp. amaretto.