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Mother's Matzo-Meal Sponge Cake

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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 45 to 50 minutes

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Kosher for Passover.

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Ingredients You'll Need

10 egg yolks
2 C minus 2 T sugar
3 T juice
1/2 tsp almond
pinch salt
1-1/4 C finely sifted matzo meal (or finely crushed matzo)
10 egg whites, beaten stiff


Separate eggs

Beat egg yolks until light

Add sugar and beat again.

Then add salt, lemon, almond, then matzo meal.

Beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry

Lastly fold in beaten egg whites beaten.

Pour into spring form pan or two layer pans

Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes.

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