Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 eggs -- separated

  2. 1 1/2 cups sugar

  3. 2 1/2 cups walnuts -- finely ground

  4. 10 Uneeda biscuits -- crushed

  5. 1 whole lemon rind -- grated

  6. 1 pint heavy cream

  7. 1/4 cup sugar

  8. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  9. 1/2 cup apricot jam

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Beat egg yolks with 1-1/2 cups sugar until light lemon-colored. Add nuts, biscuit crumbs, and lemon rind. Beat egg whites until dry and fold into nut batter. Grease two 9-inch cake pans lightly, line them with wax paper, and grease and flour the wax paper. Pour batter into pans and let stand 5 minutes. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove pans from oven and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove from pans and cool on racks. Whip cream until stiff. Beat in 1/4 cupsugar gradually; add vanilla and beat. Spread jam on top of one layer cake. Place second layer cake on top. Cover sides and top of cake with whipped cream. Sprinkle with additional nuts, if desired.


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