Norwegian cake

Norwegian cake


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About this recipe: This recipe was given to me by our Norwegian au pair, Uni. It is a bit rich but delicious. It is super simple cake to whip up in no time - made in the microwave - and benefits from a lush custard topping.

HighSpeedMum Gloucestershire, England, UK

Serves: 8 

  • 200g ground almonds
  • 5 egg whites, whisked stiffly
  • 300g icing sugar
  • For the topping
  • 150 to 300ml (1/4 to 1/2 pint) milk
  • 1 knob butter
  • 4 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 5 egg yolks

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Ready in:26min 

  1. For the cake: Fold in together the almonds, stiffly whisked egg whites and sugar.
  2. Put in a prepared non-metallic sandwich tin and cook in the microwave for 6 minutes on full power.
  3. To make the custard covering: Mix together the sugar and egg yolks. Warm the milk to body temperature and stir into the egg mixture.
  4. Return to a rinsed out saucepan and cook gently until the mixture thickens. Do not boil.
  5. When cool, spread over the cake.

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