Traditional brazilian wedding cake

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 egg whites
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar + more to decorate
  • 1 cup dulce de leche


  • METHOD:

    Beat the egg whites, then fold in the yolks until they're fully mixed.
    Add the sugar and mix until incorporated.
    Add the flour, baking powder and lemon zest, and mix together by hand.

    Pour into a pan lined with buttered parchment paper and bake in a 350°F oven for ten minutes.

    Mix the lemon juice with three tablespoons of powdered sugar.

    Stamp out the cakes with cookie cutters the size of the pan you're going to use.

    Add one layer of the cake to the pan and brush with the lemon sauce.
    Add a layer of dulce de leche.
    Add another cut layer of the cake on top, brush with more lemon sauce, and add another layer of dulce de leche.
    Add last layer of cake on top.

    Dust with powdered sugar.

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    COMMENTS / REVIEWS

    1. N

      I'm totally hooked. I will make this often. It is amazing.

    2. A

      I loved this. I don't have words to explain how delicious and amazing this dish is.

    3. J

      I made this dish for dinner tonight and it was excellent.

    4. E

      What an absolutely wonderful recipe

    5. M

      Fabulous.

    6. S

      Love everything about this recipe. It is easy and super tasty. Thank you

    7. r

      Looks like a great recipe!! Cant wait to try it!!

    8. S

      Love it and thanks.

    9. W

      Hi there -- just wanted to say thanks for the recipe.

    10. L

      I've made this several times…so good! it turned out delicous. Thanks for this recipe!!!!

    11. L

      Wow. Fantastic! Followed the instructions to the letter and this was awesome...

    12. J

      i loved it so simple but very elegant.

    13. W

      Made this today for my family - they loved it!

    14. M

      This is a great recipe. I just made it and will make it again soon.

    15. L

      Oh WOW! I've had this in my Pinterest for awhile and just made it today.

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